History of the Bristol Rovers v Macclesfield Town fixture
Bristol Rovers play host to Macclesfield Town at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to break their duck against the visitors. Though past meetings have resulted in more draws than losses for Pirates.
The last time the two teams met at Bristol Rovers was back in October 2006, over five years ago, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 20 Aug||Macclesfield||0 - 0||Bristol Rvs.||League Two|
|2006/2007||Tue 24 Apr||Macclesfield||0 - 1||Bristol Rvs.||League Two|
|2006/2007||Sat 21 Oct||Bristol Rvs.||0-0||Macclesfield||League Two|
|2005/2006||Sat 06 May||Bristol Rvs.||2 - 3||Macclesfield||League Two|
|2005/2006||Sat 29 Oct||Macclesfield||2 - 1||Bristol Rvs.||League Two|
|2004/2005||Sat 26 Feb||Macclesfield||2 - 1||Bristol Rvs.||League Two|
|2004/2005||Sat 11 Dec||Bristol Rvs.||0 - 0||Macclesfield||League Two|
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Recent respective form guides
Bristol Rovers are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. While Pirates have scored 7, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Macclesfield Town is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Silkmen have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Bristol Rovers find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 40 points from their 32 matches.
Macclesfield Town are currently lying in 20th place in npower League Two having mustered a points tally of 32 from their 33 matches played.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The current home form displayed by Bristol Rovers is obviously none too clever, but, with the current standing of Macclesfield Town, we firmly believe this match can only produce a victory for the Pirates. Home Win
|Bristol Rovers||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
|Macclesfield Town||Not won in previous 10 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 12 most recent games.
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