FM Preview: Torquay United v Bristol Rovers 10 Mar 2012

Last updated : 09 March 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Torquay United v Bristol Rovers fixture

Bristol Rovers travel to take on Torquay United at Plainmoor on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 38 games played, Pirates have recorded 12 wins, and Torquay United have come away with 17 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Torquay United was back in September 2006, over five years ago, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 13 Aug Bristol Rvs. 1 - 2 Torquay Utd. League Two
2006/2007 Mon 01 Jan Bristol Rvs. 1 - 0 Torquay Utd. League Two
2006/2007 Tue 17 Oct Bristol Rvs. 1 - 0 Torquay Utd. (Associate Members)
2006/2007 Wed 13 Sep Torquay Utd. 0-0 Bristol Rvs. League Two
2005/2006 Sat 17 Dec Bristol Rvs. 0 - 1 Torquay Utd. League Two
2005/2006 Sat 20 Aug Torquay Utd. 2 - 3 Bristol Rvs. League Two
2003/2004 Tue 16 Mar Bristol Rvs. 2 - 2 Torquay Utd. League Division Three

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Recent respective form guides

Torquay United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These games have seen the Gulls score just 5 goals, though they have conceded 2.

Bristol Rovers have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Torquay United are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 62 points from 34 games.

Bristol Rovers find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 41 points from their 34 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Torquay United 6 4 0 2 5 4 12
Bristol Rovers 6 2 2 2 5 5 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Neither team is setting the world alight, and we think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Gulls. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Torquay United 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 11 .
Bristol Rovers 9 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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