FM Preview: Burton Albion v Bristol Rovers 13 Oct 2012

Footymad preview History of the Burton Albion v Bristol Rovers fixture

Bristol Rovers face a trip to Burton Albion at Pirelli Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The Pirates lost the only previous game played between the two.

The only previous meeting between Burton Albion and Bristol Rovers at Pirelli Stadium was less than a year ago, in October 2011, the Brewers carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 14 Apr Bristol Rvs. 7 - 1 Burton Albion League Two
2011/2012 Sat 22 Oct Burton Albion 2-1 Bristol Rvs. League Two

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Recent respective form guides

Burton Albion have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 17 goals for the Brewers, with 9 goals against.

Bristol Rovers have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Pirates have hit 5 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Burton Albion's total of 18 points from their 11 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League Two.

Bristol Rovers are currently lying in 20th place in npower League Two having mustered a points tally of 10 from their 10 matches played.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Burton Albion 6 2 3 1 10 8 9
Bristol Rovers 6 2 2 2 6 8 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Brewers, as the Pirates have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Burton Albion Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Bristol Rovers Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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