Bristol Rvs. prepare to entertain Hartlepool United at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 7 games played, Pirates have recorded 3 wins, and Hartlepool U. have come away with 2 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Memorial Stadium was just last season, in April 2008, when they played out a goalless draw in a League One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Tue 25 Nov||Hartlepool U.||1 - 1||Bristol Rvs.||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Sat 05 Apr||Bristol Rvs.||0-0||Hartlepool U.||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Fri 12 Oct||Hartlepool U.||1 - 0||Bristol Rvs.||LGE1|
|2006/2007||Sat 05 May||Hartlepool U.||1 - 2||Bristol Rvs.||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Sat 09 Dec||Bristol Rvs.||0 - 2||Hartlepool U.||LGE2|
|2002/2003||Sat 22 Mar||Bristol Rvs.||1 - 0||Hartlepool U.||LGE2|
|2002/2003||Tue 29 Oct||Hartlepool U.||2 - 0||Bristol Rvs.||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Bristol Rovers have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.
Hartlepool U. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Pools have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Bristol Rvs.'s 60 points from 45 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Hartlepool U. find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 50 points from their 45 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that Pirates's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Hartlepool U.. Home Win
|Bristol Rvs.||7 games since last home draw.|
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Hartlepool U.||Last drawn game 4 outings ago.|