FM Preview: Bristol Rovers v Southend United 06 Nov 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 5th November 2012
The game between Bristol Rovers and Southend United in the League Two on 6th November 2012 at 19:45 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
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
|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|
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. 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
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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
|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.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here