FM Preview: Bristol Rovers v Accrington Stanley 28 Apr 2012

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

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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

Team P W D L F A P
Bristol Rovers 6 1 2 3 9 8 5
Accrington Stanley 6 2 1 3 6 10 7

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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.

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