FM Preview: Swindon Town v Bristol Rovers 11 Oct 2010

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Last updated : 10 October 2010
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History of the Swindon Town v Bristol Rovers fixture

Bristol Rvs. face a trip to Swindon Town at County Ground on Monday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Pirates will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 27 and win only 10 of the 45 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2010, where Bristol Rvs. annihilated the Pirates 0 - 4 in a League One match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 06 MarSwindon Town0 - 4Bristol Rvs.LGE1
2009/2010Sat 12 DecBristol Rvs.3 - 0Swindon TownLGE1
2008/2009Sat 25 AprSwindon Town2 - 1Bristol Rvs.LGE1
2008/2009Sat 22 NovBristol Rvs.2 - 2Swindon TownLGE1
2007/2008Tue 22 AprBristol Rvs.0 - 1Swindon TownLGE1
2007/2008Sat 24 NovSwindon Town1 - 0Bristol Rvs.LGE1
2006/2007Sat 28 AprBristol Rvs.1 - 0Swindon TownLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Swindon Town have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.

Bristol Rvs. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. While the Pirates have hit 8 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Swindon Town are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 12 points from 10 matches. Bristol Rvs. see themselves just below half way in the Npower League One, showing a record of 15 points from their 10 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Swindon Town64029612
Bristol Rvs.64117213

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Bristol Rvs. only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at County Ground will be a good result. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Swindon Town 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Bristol Rvs. Undefeated in last 4 away games.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

Bristol Rovers Match Reports

Sky Bet League One Sat 17th February 15:00

AFC Wimbledon 1 - 0 Bristol Rovers

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