FootyMAD's Cheltenham Town match preview

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History of the Cheltenham Town v Bristol Rovers fixture

Bristol Rvs. face a trip to Cheltenham Town at Whaddon Road on Saturday afternoon, and will hope to continue their unbeaten record at the ground. Most of the previous games have been drawn, but the remainder have resulted in a win for Pirates.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2004, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 22 JanBristol Rvs.1 - 1Cheltenham T.LGE2
2004/2005Wed 29 DecCheltenham T.1 - 1Bristol Rvs.LGE2
2003/2004Sat 03 AprCheltenham T.1 - 2Bristol Rvs.LGE2
2003/2004Sat 27 SepBristol Rvs.2 - 0Cheltenham T.LGE2
2001/2002Tue 05 MarBristol Rvs.1 - 2Cheltenham T.LGE2
2001/2002Tue 06 NovCheltenham T.0 - 0Bristol Rvs.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Cheltenham Town 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, 9 to 7.

The Pirates have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Pirates's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Cheltenham T. are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 42 points from 27 games. Bristol Rvs.'s 35 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cheltenham T.63308512
Bristol Rvs.62139107

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Cheltenham T. is likely to be a very close encounter, but one that the Madmen sees going the way of the home team. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Cheltenham T. Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Bristol Rvs. Undefeated in last 5 away games.