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History of the Hartlepool United v Bristol Rovers fixture

Bristol Rvs. face a trip to Hartlepool United at Victoria Park on Tuesday evening, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having managed to conjure up just 1 wins from the previous 6 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2007, the Pools carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League One match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 05 AprBristol Rvs.0 - 0Hartlepool U.LGE1
2007/2008Fri 12 OctHartlepool U.1 - 0Bristol Rvs.LGE1
2006/2007Sat 05 MayHartlepool U.1 - 2Bristol Rvs.LGE2
2006/2007Sat 09 DecBristol Rvs.0 - 2Hartlepool U.LGE2
2002/2003Sat 22 MarBristol Rvs.1 - 0Hartlepool U.LGE2
2002/2003Tue 29 OctHartlepool U.2 - 0Bristol Rvs.LGE2
2001/2002Sat 09 MarHartlepool U.1 - 1Bristol Rvs.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Hartlepool United 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, 15 to 13.

Bristol Rvs. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Pirates's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Hartlepool U.'s 23 points from 17 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Bristol Rvs. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 21 points from their 17 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Hartlepool U.62138127
Bristol Rvs.62131097

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Pools, as the Pirates have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Hartlepool U. 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Bristol Rvs. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.