Bristol Rvs. prepare to entertain Swindon Town at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Pirates are clearly on top, winning 53.49% of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Memorial Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2008, with Swindon Town inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Pirates in a League One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Tue 22 Apr||Bristol Rvs.||0-1||Swindon Town||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Sat 24 Nov||Swindon Town||1 - 0||Bristol Rvs.||LGE1|
|2006/2007||Sat 28 Apr||Bristol Rvs.||1 - 0||Swindon Town||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Sat 16 Dec||Swindon Town||2 - 1||Bristol Rvs.||LGE2|
|2000/2001||Sat 24 Mar||Bristol Rvs.||0 - 0||Swindon Town||LGE1|
|2000/2001||Sat 21 Oct||Swindon Town||1 - 3||Bristol Rvs.||LGE1|
|1995/1996||Sat 24 Feb||Swindon Town||2 - 1||Bristol Rvs.||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Bristol Rovers have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 8.
Swindon Town have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Robins have hit 9 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Bristol Rvs. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 20 points from their 16 games played so far, Swindon Town find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 17 points from their 15 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that Pirates's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Swindon Town. Home Win
|Bristol Rvs.||5 games since last home draw.|
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Swindon Town||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.