FootyMAD's Leicester City match preview

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Last updated : 31 October 2008
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History of the Leicester City v Bristol Rovers fixture

Bristol Rvs. travel to take on Leicester City at Walkers Stadium on Saturday afternoon, 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 Leicester City was well over fifteen years ago, back in November 1992, with Bristol Rvs. inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Foxes in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1992/1993Sat 03 AprBristol Rvs.0 - 0Leicester CityCHMP
1992/1993Sat 28 NovLeicester City0 - 1Bristol Rvs.CHMP
1991/1992Wed 01 JanBristol Rvs.1 - 1Leicester CityCHMP
1991/1992Wed 20 NovLeicester City1 - 1Bristol Rvs.CHMP
1990/1991Sat 15 DecBristol Rvs.0 - 0Leicester CityCHMP
1990/1991Sat 25 AugLeicester City3 - 2Bristol Rvs.CHMP
1985/1986Sat 04 JanBristol Rvs.3 - 1Leicester CityFAC

Recent respective form guides

Leicester City have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 4.

Bristol Rvs. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Pirates have hit 9 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Leicester City's total of 25 points from their 13 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League One. Bristol Rvs.'s 20 points from 14 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leicester City6231989
Bristol Rvs.642010414

FootyMad's prediction ...

Bristol Rvs. are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Walkers Stadium with a well-deserved point. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Leicester City Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Bristol Rvs. Undefeated in last 3 away games.
8 games since last defeat.

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