FootyMAD's Leyton Orient match preview

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History of the Bristol Rovers v Leyton Orient fixture

Bristol Rvs. prepare to entertain Leyton Orient at Memorial Stadium on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Pirates are clearly on top, having won 25 and lost only 10 of the 47 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Memorial Stadium was just last season, in December 2004, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League Two match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 03 SepLeyton Orient2 - 3Bristol Rvs.LGE2
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

Recent respective form guides

Bristol Rovers have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Leyton Orient however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The O's's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 13 goals for and 11 against.

Bristol Rvs.'s 41 points from 29 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Leyton Orient are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 49 points from 28 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bristol Rvs.6312121110
Leyton Orient64029712

FootyMad's prediction ...

Bristol Rvs. are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Bristol Rvs. 9 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Leyton Orient 8 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 13 outings ago.