FootyMAD's Scunthorpe United match preview

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History of the Bristol Rovers v Scunthorpe United fixture

Bristol Rvs. are ready to welcome Scunthorpe United to Memorial Stadium on Friday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Pirates are clearly on top, winning 9 and drawing 5 of the 15 games played.

The previous match played between the two at Memorial Stadium was more than three years back, in November 2004, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 30 AprScunthorpe U.4 - 0Bristol Rvs.LGE2
2004/2005Sat 20 NovBristol Rvs.0-3Scunthorpe U.LGE2
2003/2004Sat 10 JanBristol Rvs.1 - 0Scunthorpe U.LGE2
2003/2004Sat 09 AugScunthorpe U.1 - 2Bristol Rvs.LGE2
2002/2003Sat 18 JanBristol Rvs.2 - 1Scunthorpe U.LGE2
2002/2003Sat 31 AugScunthorpe U.2 - 2Bristol Rvs.LGE2
2001/2002Sat 12 JanBristol Rvs.1 - 1Scunthorpe U.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 high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Pirates, with 7 goals against.

Scunthorpe U.'s away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Iron, and 7 goals against.

Bristol Rvs. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 20 points from their 15 games played so far, Scunthorpe U. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League One, and have accumulated 30 points from the 15 games they have played so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bristol Rvs.631210710
Scunthorpe U.6321111011

FootyMad's prediction ...

Bristol Rvs. are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of Scunthorpe U. will prove too much for the homesters. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Bristol Rvs. Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Scunthorpe U. 4 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.