Bristol Rvs. prepare to entertain Bournemouth at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Pirates are clearly on top, winning 51.79% of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Memorial Stadium was earlier this season, with Bournemouth inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Pirates in a (Associate Members) match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Tue 09 Oct||Bristol Rvs.||0-1||Bournemouth||ASSM|
|2006/2007||Tue 12 Dec||Bournemouth||0 - 1||Bristol Rvs.||FAC|
|2006/2007||Sat 02 Dec||Bristol Rvs.||1 - 1||Bournemouth||FAC|
|2003/2004||Sat 08 Nov||Bournemouth||1 - 0||Bristol Rvs.||FAC|
|2002/2003||Sat 15 Feb||Bristol Rvs.||0 - 0||Bournemouth||LGE2|
|2002/2003||Sat 02 Nov||Bournemouth||1 - 0||Bristol Rvs.||LGE2|
|2000/2001||Tue 27 Feb||Bournemouth||1 - 2||Bristol Rvs.||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Bristol Rovers need to improve on their recent home record of just 3 draws from the previous six. While Pirates have scored 6, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.
Bournemouth's away form is none too clever either, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Bristol Rvs. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 13 points from 13 matches. Bournemouth find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 13 games have yielded only 9 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
These are testing times at Memorial Stadium for the Pirates and the Madmen are unable to see past Bournemouth claiming victory in a close match.
|Bristol Rvs.||Failed to win in previous 9 home matches.|
Not won in the 9 most recent games.
|Bournemouth||8 games since last away draw.|
No win in the 3 most recent games.