FM Preview: Bristol Rovers v Rotherham United 14 Oct 2011

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Last updated : 13 October 2011

Footymad preview History of the Bristol Rovers v Rotherham United fixture

Bristol Rovers play host to Rotherham United at Memorial Stadium on Friday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Pirates are clearly on top, winning 64.00% of the games played between the two.

The last time the two teams met at Bristol Rovers was more than a decade ago, in October 2000, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League Division Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2000/2001 Sat 17 Mar Rotherham U. 3 - 0 Bristol Rvs. League Division Two
2000/2001 Tue 17 Oct Bristol Rvs. 1-1 Rotherham U. League Division Two
1998/1999 Sat 02 Jan Rotherham U. 0 - 1 Bristol Rvs. F.A. Cup
1996/1997 Sat 03 May Bristol Rvs. 1 - 2 Rotherham U. League Division Two
1996/1997 Tue 15 Oct Rotherham U. 0 - 0 Bristol Rvs. League Division Two
1995/1996 Sat 17 Feb Bristol Rvs. 1 - 0 Rotherham U. League Division Two
1995/1996 Tue 12 Sep Rotherham U. 1 - 0 Bristol Rvs. League Division Two

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

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. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.

Rotherham United have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Millers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 12 goals for and 11 against.

Bristol Rovers find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 15 points from their 12 matches.

Rotherham United's 18 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bristol Rovers 6 2 1 3 7 11 7
Rotherham United 6 0 2 4 5 13 2

For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from Bristol Rovers at home in recent games, and, though we cannot see a run starting here, we do think the Pirates will at least gain a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bristol Rovers Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Rotherham United Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 4 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here

Bristol Rovers Match Reports


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