FootyMAD's Bristol Rovers match preview

Last updated : 14 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Lincoln City v Bristol Rovers fixture

Lincoln City prepare to entertain Bristol Rovers at Sincil Bank Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Red Imps are clearly on top, winning 52.94% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Sincil Bank Stadium was just last season, in November 2003, with Lincoln City running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a League Division Three match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 18 SepBristol Rvs.0 - 0Lincoln CityLGE2
2003/2004Sat 01 MayBristol Rvs.3 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2003/2004Sat 22 NovLincoln City3-1Bristol Rvs.LGE2
2002/2003Sat 29 MarLincoln City2 - 1Bristol Rvs.LGE2
2002/2003Sat 12 OctBristol Rvs.2 - 0Lincoln CityLGE2
2001/2002Sat 23 FebBristol Rvs.1 - 2Lincoln CityLGE2
2001/2002Sat 15 SepLincoln City0 - 1Bristol Rvs.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Lincoln City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the The Red Imps in those games, with 7 conceded.

The away form of Bristol Rvs. is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Pirates have conceded 6 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.

Lincoln City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 38 points from their 26 games so far. Bristol Rvs.'s 36 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Lincoln City6222338
Bristol Rvs.6141667

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Bristol Rvs. is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the The Red Imps in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Lincoln City Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Bristol Rvs. Not won in previous 13 away matches.