FootyMAD's Bristol Rovers match preview

Last updated : 20 April 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Bristol Rovers v Lincoln City fixture

Lincoln City face a trip to Bristol Rovers at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 19 games played, The Red Imps have recorded 5 wins, and Bristol Rvs. have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2005, when they played out a goalless draw 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:
2006/2007Tue 05 DecLincoln City1 - 0Bristol Rvs.LGE2
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

Recent respective form guides

Bristol Rovers have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Pirates in those games, with 3 conceded.

Lincoln City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the The Red Imps have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bristol Rvs. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 62 points from their 42 games so far. Lincoln City are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 69 points from 43 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bristol Rvs.63127510
Lincoln City6123495

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Pirates, as the The Red Imps have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Bristol Rvs. 7 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Lincoln City Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.