FM Preview: Bristol Rovers v Torquay United 20 Oct 2012

Footymad preview History of the Bristol Rovers v Torquay United fixture

Bristol Rovers prepare to entertain Torquay United at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Pirates are clearly on top, having won 22 and lost only 8 of the 37 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Memorial Stadium was just last season, in August 2011, with Torquay United inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Pirates in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 10 Mar Torquay Utd. 2 - 2 Bristol Rvs. League Two
2011/2012 Sat 13 Aug Bristol Rvs. 1-2 Torquay Utd. League Two
2006/2007 Mon 01 Jan Bristol Rvs. 1 - 0 Torquay Utd. League Two
2006/2007 Tue 17 Oct Bristol Rvs. 1 - 0 Torquay Utd. (Associate Members)
2006/2007 Wed 13 Sep Torquay Utd. 0 - 0 Bristol Rvs. League Two
2005/2006 Sat 17 Dec Bristol Rvs. 0 - 1 Torquay Utd. League Two
2005/2006 Sat 20 Aug Torquay Utd. 2 - 3 Bristol Rvs. League Two

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Recent respective form guides

Bristol Rovers's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Pirates have scored 5, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

Torquay United's away form is none too clever either, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.

Bristol Rovers are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 11 points from 11 matches.

Torquay United's 18 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bristol Rovers 6 2 3 1 7 5 9
Torquay United 6 2 3 1 12 10 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Memorial Stadium for the Pirates and the Madmen are unable to see past Torquay United claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bristol Rovers No sequences of note
Torquay United Not won in previous 2 away matches.

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