FM Preview: Bristol Rovers v Leyton Orient 13 Nov 2010

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History of the Bristol Rovers v Leyton Orient fixture

Bristol Rvs. prepare to entertain Leyton Orient at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 52 games played, Pirates have recorded 26 wins, and Leyton Orient have come away with 12 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Memorial Stadium was just last season, in August 2009, with Leyton Orient inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Pirates in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Tue 02 FebLeyton Orient5 - 0Bristol Rvs.LGE1
2009/2010Sat 08 AugBristol Rvs.1-2Leyton OrientLGE1
2008/2009Sat 17 JanLeyton Orient1 - 2Bristol Rvs.LGE1
2008/2009Sat 11 OctBristol Rvs.2 - 1Leyton OrientLGE1
2007/2008Sat 03 MayLeyton Orient3 - 1Bristol Rvs.LGE1
2007/2008Tue 27 NovBristol Rvs.3 - 3Leyton OrientFAC
2007/2008Sat 10 NovLeyton Orient1 - 1Bristol Rvs.FAC

Recent respective form guides

Bristol Rovers have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 4.

The away form of Leyton Orient is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the O's have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bristol Rvs.'s 20 points from 15 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Leyton Orient are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 16 points from 15 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bristol Rvs.622213128
Leyton Orient6222888

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Leyton Orient is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Pirates in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Bristol Rvs. Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Leyton Orient Not won in previous 7 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.