FM Preview: Cheltenham Town v Bristol Rovers 29 Dec 2012

Last updated : 28 December 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Cheltenham Town v Bristol Rovers fixture

Bristol Rovers face a trip to Cheltenham Town at Whaddon Road on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 3 of the 7 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 January 2012, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2007/2008 Tue 05 Feb Bristol Rvs. 2 - 0 Cheltenham T. League One

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Recent respective form guides

Cheltenham Town are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Robins, with 2 goals against.

In complete contrast to Cheltenham Town, Bristol Rovers are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Pirates have hit 4 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Cheltenham Town are holding the final promotion place in the npower League Two, and have accumulated 42 points from the 24 games they have played so far.

Bristol Rovers find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 23 games have yielded only 19 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Cheltenham Town 6 3 2 1 12 9 11
Bristol Rovers 6 0 2 4 6 16 2

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Pirates are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Cheltenham Town. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Cheltenham Town Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Bristol Rovers Not won in previous 8 away matches.
No win in the 7 most recent games.

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