FM Preview: Bristol Rovers v Southend United 06 Nov 2012

Footymad preview History of the Bristol Rovers v Southend United fixture

Bristol Rovers prepare to entertain Southend United at Memorial Stadium on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Pirates are clearly on top, having won 30 and lost only 11 of the 51 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Memorial Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2012, the Pirates carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 24 Mar Bristol Rvs. 1-0 Southend Utd. League Two
2011/2012 Sat 26 Nov Southend Utd. 1 - 1 Bristol Rvs. League Two
2009/2010 Sat 27 Mar Bristol Rvs. 4 - 3 Southend Utd. League One
2009/2010 Sat 17 Oct Southend Utd. 2 - 1 Bristol Rvs. League One
2008/2009 Sat 31 Jan Southend Utd. 1 - 0 Bristol Rvs. League One
2008/2009 Sat 25 Oct Bristol Rvs. 4 - 2 Southend Utd. League One
2007/2008 Tue 01 Jan Southend Utd. 0 - 1 Bristol Rvs. League One

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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 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Southend United have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Shrimpers, and 6 goals against.

Bristol Rovers are currently lying in 20th place in npower League Two having mustered a points tally of 14 from their 14 matches played.

Southend United see themselves just below half way in the npower League Two, showing a record of 19 points from their 15 games played so far,

Current overall team form

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

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Bristol Rovers's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Southend United. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bristol Rovers 4 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Southend United No win in the 3 most recent games.

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