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History of the Bristol Rovers v Boston United fixture

Bristol Rvs. prepare to entertain Boston United at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 5 games played, Pirates have recorded 2 wins, and Boston Utd. have come away with 1 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Memorial Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2006, with Bristol Rvs. running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 22 AprBristol Rvs.3-1Boston Utd.LGE2
2005/2006Sat 15 OctBoston Utd.3 - 1Bristol Rvs.LGE2
2004/2005Sat 19 FebBristol Rvs.1 - 1Boston Utd.LGE2
2004/2005Sat 30 OctBoston Utd.2 - 2Bristol Rvs.LGE2
2003/2004Sat 20 MarBoston Utd.1 - 0Bristol Rvs.LGE2
2003/2004Sat 13 SepBristol Rvs.2 - 0Boston Utd.LGE2
2002/2003Sat 25 JanBoston Utd.0 - 0Bristol Rvs.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Bristol Rovers have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 4.

The away form of Boston Utd. is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Pilgrims have hit 6 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bristol Rvs. are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 12 from their 12 matches played. Boston Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League Two with a return of just 11 points from their 12 games thus far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bristol Rvs.6132466
Boston Utd.62228108

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Boston Utd. is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Pirates in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Bristol Rvs. Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Boston Utd. Not won in previous 9 away matches.