Bristol Rvs face a trip to Oxford United at The Kassam Stadium on Saturday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Pirates have won 5 of the 17 games compared to the host's 8 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2003, with Bristol Rvs inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the U's in a League Division Three match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2002/2003||Mon 21 Apr||Oxford Utd||0 - 1||Bristol Rvs||LD3|
|2002/2003||Sat 14 Dec||Bristol Rvs||0 - 2||Oxford Utd||LD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 02 Feb||Oxford Utd||0 - 0||Bristol Rvs||LD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 29 Sep||Bristol Rvs||1 - 1||Oxford Utd||LD3|
|2000/2001||Sat 21 Apr||Bristol Rvs||6 - 2||Oxford Utd||LD2|
|2000/2001||Sat 04 Nov||Oxford Utd||0 - 1||Bristol Rvs||LD2|
|1999/2000||Sat 22 Jan||Oxford Utd||0 - 5||Bristol Rvs||LD2|
Recent respective form guides
Oxford United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the U's, with 4 goals against.
Bristol Rvs have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Pirates have hit 8 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Oxford Utd are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 30 points from their 15 games. Bristol Rvs's 21 points from 15 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the U's, as the Pirates have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Oxford Utd||4 games since last home draw.|
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Bristol Rvs||Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.|
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.