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History of the Northampton Town v Bristol Rovers fixture

Bristol Rvs. face a trip to Northampton Town at Sixfields on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Pirates will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 23 and win only 10 of the 44 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in November 2005, as they swept to an impressive 4 - 0 win in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 19 NovNorthampton4 - 0Bristol Rvs.LGE2
2005/2006Fri 07 OctBristol Rvs.0 - 0NorthamptonLGE2
2004/2005Mon 03 JanBristol Rvs.3 - 1NorthamptonLGE2
2004/2005Sat 25 SepNorthampton2 - 1Bristol Rvs.LGE2
2003/2004Sat 07 FebNorthampton2 - 0Bristol Rvs.LGE2
2003/2004Fri 26 DecBristol Rvs.1 - 2NorthamptonLGE2
2000/2001Tue 06 MarNorthampton2 - 1Bristol Rvs.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Northampton Town are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Cobblers in those games, with 5 conceded.

Bristol Rvs. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Northampton's 19 points from 14 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Bristol Rvs. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 13 points from 14 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Bristol Rvs. have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Northampton may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Northampton 8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Bristol Rvs. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 10 most recent games.