Bristol Rvs. prepare to entertain Carlisle United at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 15 games played, Pirates have recorded 6 wins, and Carlisle Utd. have come away with 4 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Memorial Stadium was just last season, in August 2008, with Carlisle Utd. inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the Pirates in a League One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 28 Feb||Carlisle Utd.||1 - 1||Bristol Rvs.||LGE1|
|2008/2009||Sat 09 Aug||Bristol Rvs.||2-3||Carlisle Utd.||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Dec||Bristol Rvs.||3 - 0||Carlisle Utd.||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Sep||Carlisle Utd.||1 - 1||Bristol Rvs.||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Sat 15 Apr||Bristol Rvs.||1 - 1||Carlisle Utd.||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Sat 01 Oct||Carlisle Utd.||1 - 3||Bristol Rvs.||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Tue 23 Nov||Carlisle Utd.||1 - 0||Bristol Rvs.||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Bristol Rovers have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Pirates have scored 7, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.
Carlisle Utd. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Cumbrians's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.
Bristol Rvs.'s 22 points from 15 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Carlisle Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 17 points from their 15 games played so far,
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
With Bristol Rvs. only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. Score draw
|Bristol Rvs.||Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 6 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
|Carlisle Utd.||5 games since last defeat.|