FootyMAD's Bristol Rovers match preview

Last updated : 04 December 2006 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 Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Red Imps are clearly on top, winning 52.63% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Sincil Bank Stadium was less than a year ago, in January 2006, the The Red Imps carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League Two match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 28 JanLincoln City1-0Bristol Rvs.LGE2
2005/2006Sat 10 SepBristol Rvs.0 - 0Lincoln CityLGE2
2004/2005Sat 15 JanLincoln City1 - 1Bristol Rvs.LGE2
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

Recent respective form guides

Lincoln City have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A total of 12 goals have been scored by the The Red Imps in those games, with 9 conceded.

The away form of Bristol Rvs. however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The Pirates's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.

Lincoln City are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League Two, and have accumulated 35 points from the 19 games they have played so far. Bristol Rvs. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 28 from their 19 games so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Lincoln City620411106
Bristol Rvs.651010316

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Lincoln City's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Bristol Rvs.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Lincoln City Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Bristol Rvs. 3 successive away victories.
7 games since last away draw.
8 games since last defeat.