FootyMAD's Lincoln City match preview

History of the Lincoln City v Bristol Rovers fixture

Bristol Rvs. face a trip to Lincoln City at Sincil Bank Stadium on Saturday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. It couldn't be much closer,Pirates having 7 wins against 8 losses.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2003, the The Red Imps carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a League Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sat 29 MarLincoln City2 - 1Bristol Rvs.LD3
2002/2003Sat 12 OctBristol Rvs.2 - 0Lincoln CityLD3
2001/2002Sat 23 FebBristol Rvs.1 - 2Lincoln CityLD3
2001/2002Sat 15 SepLincoln City0 - 1Bristol Rvs.LD3
1998/1999Sat 27 FebLincoln City1 - 0Bristol Rvs.LD2
1998/1999Sat 19 SepBristol Rvs.3 - 0Lincoln CityLD2
1985/1986Wed 30 AprLincoln City2 - 2Bristol Rvs.DIV3

Recent respective form guides

Lincoln City are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the The Red Imps, with 5 goals against.

In complete contrast to Lincoln City, Bristol Rvs. are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Pirates's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Lincoln City's total of 28 points from their 18 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Nationwide League Division Three. Bristol Rvs. see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division Three, showing a record of 23 points from their 18 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Lincoln City650114815
Bristol Rvs.6132656

FootyMad's prediction ...

Pirates are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Lincoln City. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Lincoln City Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Bristol Rvs. Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.