Bristol Rvs. prepare to entertain Macclesfield Town at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to break their duck against the visitors. Though past meetings have resulted in more draws than losses for Pirates.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Memorial Stadium was less than a year ago, in May 2006, with Macclesfield inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the Pirates 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:|
|2005/2006||Sat 06 May||Bristol Rvs.||2-3||Macclesfield||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Sat 29 Oct||Macclesfield||2 - 1||Bristol Rvs.||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Sat 26 Feb||Macclesfield||2 - 1||Bristol Rvs.||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Sat 11 Dec||Bristol Rvs.||0 - 0||Macclesfield||LGE2|
|2003/2004||Tue 13 Jan||Macclesfield||2 - 1||Bristol Rvs.||LGE2|
|2003/2004||Mon 25 Aug||Bristol Rvs.||2 - 2||Macclesfield||LGE2|
|2002/2003||Sat 22 Feb||Bristol Rvs.||1 - 1||Macclesfield||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Bristol Rovers have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These games have seen the Pirates score just 6 goals, though they have conceded 3.
In complete contrast to Bristol Rvs., Macclesfield are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Silkmen have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Bristol Rvs.'s 18 points from 14 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Macclesfield find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 14 games have yielded only 4 points.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its good news for Bristol Rvs. fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Pirates. Home win
|Bristol Rvs.||Won 3 successive home games.|
5 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Macclesfield||Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.|
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
An overall losing run of 4 games.
No win in the 16 most recent games.