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