FootyMAD's Crewe Alexandra match preview

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Last updated : 28 January 2008
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History of the Crewe Alexandra v Bristol Rovers fixture

Bristol Rvs. travel to take on Crewe Alexandra at The Alexandra Stadium on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Pirates will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them with only a 12.50% success rate in the fixture.

The last time the two teams met at Crewe Alex. was more than a decade ago, in April 1997, the The Railwaymen carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 18 AugBristol Rvs.1 - 1Crewe Alex.LGE1
1996/1997Sat 12 AprCrewe Alex.1 - 0Bristol Rvs.LGE1
1996/1997Fri 04 OctBristol Rvs.2 - 0Crewe Alex.LGE1
1995/1996Sat 09 MarCrewe Alex.1 - 2Bristol Rvs.LGE1
1995/1996Sat 23 DecBristol Rvs.1 - 2Crewe Alex.LGE1
1994/1995Wed 17 MayCrewe Alex.1 - 1Bristol Rvs.D2PO
1994/1995Sun 14 MayBristol Rvs.0 - 0Crewe Alex.D2PO

Recent respective form guides

Crewe Alexandra's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While The Railwaymen have scored 6, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

Bristol Rvs.'s away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Pirates's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.

Crewe Alex. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 29 points from 28 matches. Bristol Rvs. find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 30 points from their 24 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crewe Alex.6114594
Bristol Rvs.63307312

FootyMad's prediction ...

Bristol Rvs. are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Crewe Alex. Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Bristol Rvs. Undefeated in last 4 away games.
9 games since last defeat.

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