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 Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 50 games played, Pirates have recorded 25 wins, and Leyton Orient have come away with 11 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Memorial Stadium was less than a year ago, in November 2007, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3-3 draw in an F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 03 MayLeyton Orient3 - 1Bristol Rvs.LGE1
2007/2008Tue 27 NovBristol Rvs.3-3Leyton OrientFAC
2007/2008Sat 10 NovLeyton Orient1 - 1Bristol Rvs.FAC
2007/2008Sat 29 SepBristol Rvs.2 - 3Leyton OrientLGE1
2005/2006Tue 31 JanBristol Rvs.3 - 3Leyton OrientLGE2
2005/2006Sat 03 SepLeyton Orient2 - 3Bristol Rvs.LGE2
2004/2005Tue 25 JanLeyton Orient1 - 2Bristol Rvs.ASSM

Recent respective form guides

Bristol Rovers's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The Pirates's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Leyton Orient's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The O's's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Bristol Rvs. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 10 points from their 10 games played so far, Leyton Orient are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 9 points from 9 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bristol Rvs.61239125
Leyton Orient61237135

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from Bristol Rvs. at home in recent games, and, though I cannot see a run starting here, I do think the Pirates will at least gain a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Bristol Rvs. Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Leyton Orient Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.