FootyMAD's Leyton Orient match preview

Last updated : 02 September 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Leyton Orient v Bristol Rovers fixture

Bristol Rvs. face a trip to Leyton Orient at Matchroom Stadium at lunchtime on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 49 games played, Pirates have recorded 15 wins, and Leyton Orient have come away with 21 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2005, with Bristol Rvs. inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the O's in a (Associate Members) match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Tue 25 JanLeyton Orient1 - 2Bristol Rvs.ASSM
2004/2005Sun 26 DecBristol Rvs.1 - 1Leyton OrientLGE2
2004/2005Sat 11 SepLeyton Orient4 - 2Bristol Rvs.LGE2
2003/2004Tue 02 MarLeyton Orient1 - 1Bristol Rvs.LGE2
2003/2004Tue 21 OctBristol Rvs.1 - 1Leyton OrientLGE2
2002/2003Sat 15 MarLeyton Orient1 - 2Bristol Rvs.LGE2
2002/2003Sat 26 OctBristol Rvs.1 - 2Leyton OrientLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Leyton Orient have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The O's's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

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 6 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Leyton Orient lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca Cola League Two, picking up 10 points from their 6 games so far. Bristol Rvs. are currently lying in 20th place in Coca Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 4 from their 5 matches played.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leyton Orient62136107
Bristol Rvs.61147124

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Leyton Orient Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Bristol Rvs. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.