FM Preview: Cheltenham Town v Bristol Rovers 26 Nov 2013

Footymad preview History of the Cheltenham Town v Bristol Rovers fixture

Bristol Rovers face a trip to Cheltenham Town at Whaddon Road on Tuesday evening, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 3 of the 8 previous games, with the hosts winning just 2.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Whaddon Road was less than a year ago, in February 2013, 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 Tue 05 Feb Cheltenham T. 1-1 Bristol Rvs. League Two
2012/2013 Wed 03 Oct Bristol Rvs. 0 - 1 Cheltenham T. League Two
2011/2012 Sat 21 Jan Cheltenham T. 0 - 2 Bristol Rvs. League Two
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

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Recent respective form guides

Cheltenham Town have lost only 1 of the last six at home, but 4 of these games have been drawn. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Robins in those games, with 6 conceded.

Bristol Rovers have an average recent record on the road, 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.

Cheltenham Town find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 21 points from their 17 matches.

Bristol Rovers are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 15 points from 17 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Cheltenham Town 6 2 3 1 8 5 9
Bristol Rovers 6 1 3 2 3 5 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Cheltenham Town Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Bristol Rovers Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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