Bristol Rvs. prepare to entertain Bury at Memorial Stadium on Saturday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Pirates are clearly on top, having won 11 and lost only 3 of the 17 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Memorial Stadium was just last season, in September 2002, the Pirates carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Division Three match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2002/2003||Tue 04 Mar||Bury||0 - 1||Bristol Rvs.||LD3|
|2002/2003||Tue 17 Sep||Bristol Rvs.||2-1||Bury||LD3|
|2000/2001||Sat 10 Mar||Bristol Rvs.||2 - 0||Bury||LD2|
|2000/2001||Fri 06 Oct||Bury||1 - 0||Bristol Rvs.||LD2|
|1999/2000||Sat 11 Mar||Bury||0 - 0||Bristol Rvs.||LD2|
|1999/2000||Tue 02 Nov||Bristol Rvs.||0 - 0||Bury||LD2|
|1996/1997||Sat 30 Nov||Bristol Rvs.||4 - 3||Bury||LD2|
Recent respective form guides
Bristol Rovers have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.
Bury have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Shakers have hit 9 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Bristol Rvs.'s 23 points from 17 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Bury see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division Three, showing a record of 23 points from their 17 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
None of the two sides are showing much worthwhile form at present, so the Madmen can look no further than a single point for the Pirates. Score draw
|Bristol Rvs.||Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.|
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
|Bury||15 games since last away draw.|
4 games since last defeat.