FM Preview: Bristol Rovers v Plymouth Argyle 04 Jan 2011

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History of the Bristol Rovers v Plymouth Argyle fixture

Bristol Rvs. play host to Plymouth Argyle at Memorial Stadium on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 44 games played, Pirates have recorded 19 wins, and Plymouth Arg. have come away with 11 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Bristol Rvs. was back in December 2001, over five years ago, as the Pirates squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Tue 02 NovPlymouth Arg.3 - 1Bristol Rvs.LGE1
2001/2002Sat 30 MarPlymouth Arg.1 - 0Bristol Rvs.LGE2
2001/2002Tue 18 DecBristol Rvs.3-2Plymouth Arg.FAC
2001/2002Sat 08 DecPlymouth Arg.1 - 1Bristol Rvs.FAC
2001/2002Sun 28 OctBristol Rvs.1 - 2Plymouth Arg.LGE2
2000/2001Tue 09 JanBristol Rvs.3 - 0Plymouth Arg.ASSM
2000/2001Tue 05 SepBristol Rvs.1 - 1Plymouth Arg.LGEC

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. The Pirates's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Plymouth Arg. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Pilgrims's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Bristol Rvs. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower League One with a return of just 22 points from their 20 games thus far. Plymouth Arg. see themselves just below half way in the Npower League One, showing a record of 27 points from their 21 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bristol Rvs.60337163
Plymouth Arg.6222658

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Bristol Rvs.'s indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Plymouth Arg.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Bristol Rvs. Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Plymouth Arg. Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.