Bristol Rvs travel to take on Doncaster Rovers at Belle Vue Gound on Saturday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Pirates have won 5 of the 14 games compared to the host's 7 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Doncaster was well over fifteen years ago, back in March 1988, with Bristol Rvs inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Rovers in a Third Division match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|1987/1988||Fri 25 Mar||Doncaster||0 - 1||Bristol Rvs||DIV3|
|1987/1988||Sat 24 Oct||Bristol Rvs||4 - 0||Doncaster||DIV3|
|1986/1987||Wed 06 May||Bristol Rvs||2 - 3||Doncaster||DIV3|
|1986/1987||Sat 02 May||Doncaster||2 - 0||Bristol Rvs||DIV3|
|1985/1986||Sat 08 Feb||Bristol Rvs||1 - 0||Doncaster||DIV3|
|1985/1986||Sat 19 Oct||Doncaster||0 - 2||Bristol Rvs||DIV3|
|1984/1985||Fri 08 Mar||Doncaster||2 - 2||Bristol Rvs||DIV3|
Recent respective form guides
Doncaster Rovers have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Rovers in those games, with 4 conceded.
Bristol Rvs have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Doncaster's 16 points from 11 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Bristol Rvs's total of 17 points from their 11 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Nationwide League Division Three.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
An indifferent set of results for Bristol Rvs on the road, and I believe this game is only going to yield a solitary point for the Pirates. Score draw
|Doncaster||No sequences of note|
|Bristol Rvs||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.