FM Preview: Bristol Rovers v Walsall 11 Jan 2011

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History of the Bristol Rovers v Walsall fixture

Bristol Rvs. prepare to entertain Walsall at Memorial Stadium on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Pirates are clearly on top, winning 51.06% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Memorial Stadium was less than a year ago, in February 2010, with Walsall inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Pirates in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Tue 09 FebBristol Rvs.0-1WalsallLGE1
2009/2010Sat 06 FebWalsall0 - 0Bristol Rvs.LGE1
2008/2009Sat 14 MarWalsall0 - 5Bristol Rvs.LGE1
2008/2009Sat 13 SepBristol Rvs.1 - 3WalsallLGE1
2007/2008Tue 15 AprWalsall0 - 1Bristol Rvs.LGE1
2007/2008Sat 19 JanBristol Rvs.1 - 1WalsallLGE1
2006/2007Sat 30 DecWalsall2 - 2Bristol Rvs.LGE2

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 10.

The away form of Walsall is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Saddlers have hit 5 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bristol Rvs. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower League One with a return of just 22 points from their 21 games thus far. Walsall find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 22 games have yielded only 18 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bristol Rvs.60339163
Walsall61145144

FootyMad's prediction ...

Bristol Rvs. are not exactly setting the world alight at Memorial Stadium at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Walsall in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Bristol Rvs. Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Walsall Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.