FM Preview: Bristol Rovers v Northampton Town 06 Oct 2012

Footymad preview History of the Bristol Rovers v Northampton Town fixture

Bristol Rovers prepare to entertain Northampton Town at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 44 games played, Pirates have recorded 18 wins, and Northampton Town have come away with 12 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Memorial Stadium was just last season, in August 2011, the Pirates carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 06 Mar Northampton 3 - 2 Bristol Rvs. League Two
2011/2012 Tue 16 Aug Bristol Rvs. 2-1 Northampton League Two
2008/2009 Fri 10 Apr Bristol Rvs. 1 - 0 Northampton League One
2008/2009 Sun 28 Dec Northampton 0 - 0 Bristol Rvs. League One
2007/2008 Wed 12 Mar Bristol Rvs. 1 - 1 Northampton League One
2007/2008 Tue 06 Nov Northampton 0 - 1 Bristol Rvs. League One
2005/2006 Sat 19 Nov Northampton 4 - 0 Bristol Rvs. League Two

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Recent respective form guides

Bristol Rovers's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. Pirates have conceded a disappointing 11 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 2 of their own chances.

Northampton Town's away form is none too clever either, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Cobblers's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Bristol Rovers are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 7 points from 9 matches.

Northampton Town see themselves just below half way in the npower League Two, showing a record of 13 points from their 10 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bristol Rovers 6 1 3 2 5 9 6
Northampton Town 6 2 2 2 7 6 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Pirates at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Cobblers come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bristol Rovers Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Northampton Town No win in the 3 most recent games.

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