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History of the Swindon Town v Bristol Rovers fixture

Bristol Rvs. face a trip to Swindon Town at County Ground on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Pirates will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 25 and win only 9 of the 42 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2006, the Robins carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 28 AprBristol Rvs.1 - 0Swindon TownLGE2
2006/2007Sat 16 DecSwindon Town2 - 1Bristol Rvs.LGE2
2000/2001Sat 24 MarBristol Rvs.0 - 0Swindon TownLGE1
2000/2001Sat 21 OctSwindon Town1 - 3Bristol Rvs.LGE1
1995/1996Sat 24 FebSwindon Town2 - 1Bristol Rvs.LGE1
1995/1996Sat 16 SepBristol Rvs.1 - 4Swindon TownLGE1
1992/1993Sat 12 SepSwindon Town2 - 2Bristol Rvs.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Swindon Town have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Robins in those games, with 7 conceded.

Bristol Rvs. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Swindon Town 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, Bristol Rvs. find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 19 points from their 16 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Swindon Town6213787
Bristol Rvs.6222788

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Robins, as the Pirates have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Swindon Town Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Bristol Rvs. 4 games since last defeat.