FM Preview: Bristol Rovers v Plymouth Argyle 01 Jan 2013

Last updated : 31 December 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Bristol Rovers v Plymouth Argyle fixture

Bristol Rovers prepare to entertain Plymouth Argyle at Memorial Stadium at lunchtime on Tuesday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 47 games played, Pirates have recorded 19 wins, and Plymouth Argyle have come away with 14 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Memorial Stadium was just last season, in December 2011, with Plymouth Argyle inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the Pirates in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 18 Sep Plymouth Arg. 1 - 1 Bristol Rvs. League Two
2011/2012 Tue 20 Mar Plymouth Arg. 1 - 1 Bristol Rvs. League Two
2011/2012 Mon 26 Dec Bristol Rvs. 2-3 Plymouth Arg. League Two
2010/2011 Tue 04 Jan Bristol Rvs. 2 - 3 Plymouth Arg. League One
2010/2011 Tue 02 Nov Plymouth Arg. 3 - 1 Bristol Rvs. League One
2001/2002 Sat 30 Mar Plymouth Arg. 1 - 0 Bristol Rvs. League Division Three
2001/2002 Tue 18 Dec Bristol Rvs. 3 - 2 Plymouth Arg. F.A. Cup

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Bristol Rovers have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Pirates's have scored 12 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 13.

The away form of Plymouth Argyle is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Pilgrims have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Bristol Rovers are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League Two with a return of just 19 points from their 23 games thus far.

Plymouth Argyle are currently lying in 20th place in npower League Two having mustered a points tally of 23 from their 24 matches played.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bristol Rovers 6 0 2 4 6 16 2
Plymouth Argyle 6 1 3 2 5 5 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

With Bristol Rovers only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bristol Rovers Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Plymouth Argyle Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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