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 8 games played, Pirates have recorded 4 wins, and Hartlepool U. have come away with 2 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Memorial Stadium was less than a year ago, in May 2009, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-1 thriller, 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:|
|2009/2010||Tue 18 Aug||Hartlepool U.||1 - 2||Bristol Rvs.||LGE1|
|2008/2009||Sat 02 May||Bristol Rvs.||4-1||Hartlepool U.||LGE1|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Bristol Rovers are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 10.
The away form of Hartlepool U. is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Pools have hit 10 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Bristol Rvs.'s 35 points from 24 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Hartlepool U.'s 30 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Hartlepool U. is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Pirates in a close run game. Home Win
|Bristol Rvs.||Won 4 successive home games.|
8 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Hartlepool U.||Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.|
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.