FM Preview: Bristol Rovers v Accrington Stanley 28 Apr 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 27th April 2012
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Bristol Rovers take on Accrington Stanley in a League Two match on 28th April 2012 at 15:00.
History of the Bristol Rovers v Accrington Stanley fixture
Accrington Stanley travel to take on Bristol Rovers at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. Both of the previous encounters have resulted in a drawn game.
The last time the two teams met at Bristol Rovers was back in December 2006, over five years ago, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a League Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 05 Nov||Accrington S.||2 - 1||Bristol Rvs.||League Two|
|2006/2007||Tue 06 Mar||Accrington S.||1 - 1||Bristol Rvs.||League Two|
|2006/2007||Sat 23 Dec||Bristol Rvs.||4-0||Accrington S.||League Two|
|1933/1934||Sat 09 Dec||Accrington S.||1 - 0||Bristol Rvs.||F.A. Cup|
|1929/1930||Sat 14 Dec||Bristol Rvs.||4 - 1||Accrington S.||F.A. Cup|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Bristol Rovers are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Pirates, with 3 goals against.
The away form of Accrington Stanley is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Reds have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Bristol Rovers see themselves just below half way in the npower League Two, showing a record of 54 points from their 44 games played so far,
Accrington Stanley's 57 points from 44 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Pirates, as the Reds have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Bristol Rovers||Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Accrington Stanley||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 9 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here