FootyMAD's Bristol Rovers match preview

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Last updated : 02 October 2009
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History of the Norwich City v Bristol Rovers fixture

Norwich City play host to Bristol Rovers at Carrow Road on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 27 games played, Canaries have recorded 13 wins, and Bristol Rvs. have come away with 4 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Norwich City was back in September 2004, over five years ago, the Canaries carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Tue 21 SepNorwich City1-0Bristol Rvs.LGEC
1974/1975Sat 01 FebBristol Rvs.0 - 2Norwich CityCHMP
1974/1975Sat 09 NovNorwich City0 - 1Bristol Rvs.CHMP
1970/1971Tue 13 OctBristol Rvs.3 - 1Norwich CityLGEC
1970/1971Wed 07 OctNorwich City1 - 1Bristol Rvs.LGEC
1963/1964Sat 04 JanBristol Rvs.2 - 1Norwich CityFAC
1961/1962Tue 27 FebBristol Rvs.2 - 1Norwich CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Norwich City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Canaries in those games, with 8 conceded.

The Pirates have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Pirates's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.

Norwich City's 13 points from 10 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Bristol Rvs. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 22 points from 10 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Norwich City6231959
Bristol Rvs.642010414

FootyMad's prediction ...

Canaries go into their game against Bristol Rvs. in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Norwich City Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Bristol Rvs. Undefeated in last 3 away games.
7 games since last defeat.

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