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History of the Bristol Rovers v Torquay United fixture

Bristol Rvs. prepare to entertain Torquay United at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Pirates are clearly on top, having won 20 and lost only 5 of the 32 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Memorial Stadium was two seasons ago, in March 2004, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a League Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 20 AugTorquay Utd.2 - 3Bristol Rvs.LGE2
2003/2004Tue 16 MarBristol Rvs.2-2Torquay Utd.LGE2
2003/2004Tue 16 SepTorquay Utd.2 - 1Bristol Rvs.LGE2
2002/2003Tue 14 JanBristol Rvs.1 - 1Torquay Utd.LGE2
2002/2003Sat 10 AugTorquay Utd.2 - 1Bristol Rvs.LGE2
2001/2002Sat 19 JanTorquay Utd.2 - 1Bristol Rvs.LGE2
2001/2002Sat 11 AugBristol Rvs.1 - 0Torquay Utd.LGE2

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, 6 to 5.

Torquay Utd. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Gulls have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bristol Rvs.'s 28 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Torquay Utd. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 21 games have yielded only 16 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bristol Rvs.63125710
Torquay Utd.614110107

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 Torquay Utd.. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Bristol Rvs. 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Torquay Utd. Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.