FM Preview: Swindon Town v Bristol Rovers 31 Mar 2012

Last updated : 30 March 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Swindon Town v Bristol Rovers fixture

Bristol Rovers face a trip to Swindon Town at County Ground on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Pirates will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 28 and win only 10 of the 46 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at County Ground was just last season, in October 2010, 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 10 Dec Bristol Rvs. 1 - 1 Swindon Town League Two
2010/2011 Sat 22 Jan Bristol Rvs. 3 - 1 Swindon Town League One
2010/2011 Mon 11 Oct Swindon Town 2-1 Bristol Rvs. League One
2009/2010 Sat 06 Mar Swindon Town 0 - 4 Bristol Rvs. League One
2009/2010 Sat 12 Dec Bristol Rvs. 3 - 0 Swindon Town League One
2008/2009 Sat 25 Apr Swindon Town 2 - 1 Bristol Rvs. League One
2008/2009 Sat 22 Nov Bristol Rvs. 2 - 2 Swindon Town League One

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

Recent respective form guides

Swindon Town could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. During these games, Robins have smashed 13 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 1.

In complete contrast to Swindon Town, Bristol Rovers are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Pirates's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Swindon Town are leading the way in the npower League Two, with their 37 games giving them a return of 76 points.

Bristol Rovers see themselves just below half way in the npower League Two, showing a record of 49 points from their 39 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Swindon Town 6 3 0 3 7 6 9
Bristol Rovers 6 2 2 2 7 7 8

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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 Swindon Town. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Swindon Town Won 14 successive home games.
15 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 16 .
Bristol Rovers Not won in previous 4 away matches.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here