FM Preview: Cheltenham Town v Bristol Rovers 21 Jan 2012

Last updated : 20 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Cheltenham Town v Bristol Rovers fixture

Bristol Rovers pack their bags to visit Cheltenham Town at Whaddon Road on Saturday afternoon,

The previous match played between the two at Whaddon Road was more than three years back, in September 2008, the Robins carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 01 Oct Bristol Rvs. 1 - 3 Cheltenham T. League Two
2008/2009 Tue 27 Jan Bristol Rvs. 3 - 2 Cheltenham T. League One
2008/2009 Tue 16 Sep Cheltenham T. 2-1 Bristol Rvs. League One
2007/2008 Sat 15 Mar Cheltenham T. 1 - 0 Bristol Rvs. League One
2007/2008 Tue 05 Feb Bristol Rvs. 2 - 0 Cheltenham T. League One
2005/2006 Tue 14 Feb Bristol Rvs. 0 - 1 Cheltenham T. League Two
2005/2006 Sat 14 Jan Cheltenham T. 2 - 3 Bristol Rvs. League Two

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Recent respective form guides

Cheltenham Town have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Robins in those games, with 2 conceded.

Bristol Rovers have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 11 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Cheltenham Town are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 52 points from their 25 games.

Bristol Rovers find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 27 points from their 26 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Cheltenham Town 6 3 2 1 7 6 11
Bristol Rovers 6 1 1 4 7 14 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

With Bristol Rovers not hitting the right notes away from home at the moment, the Madmen safely assumes that Cheltenham Town will ease to victory over the Pirates. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Cheltenham Town Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Bristol Rovers 5 games since last away draw.

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