FM Preview: Burton Albion v Bristol Rovers 23 Nov 2013

Footymad preview History of the Burton Albion v Bristol Rovers fixture

Bristol Rovers face a trip to Burton Albion at The Pirelli Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The two previous games have resulted in one drawn game and one defeat for the Pirates.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Pirelli Stadium was just last season, in October 2012, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 02 Mar Bristol Rvs. 3 - 0 Burton Albion League Two
2012/2013 Sat 13 Oct Burton Albion 1-1 Bristol Rvs. League Two
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's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.

Bristol Rovers's away form is none too clever either, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Pirates have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Burton Albion's 24 points from 16 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Bristol Rovers are currently lying in 20th place in Skybet League Two having mustered a points tally of 15 from their 16 matches played.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Burton Albion 6 3 1 2 7 3 10
Bristol Rovers 6 1 3 2 4 5 6

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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 Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Bristol Rovers 4 games since last defeat.

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