FM Preview: Bristol Rovers v Exeter City 19 Jan 2013

Last updated : 18 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Bristol Rovers v Exeter City fixture

Exeter 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 42 games played, Grecians have recorded 7 wins, and Bristol Rovers have come away with 17 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Memorial Stadium was was two seasons ago, in April 2011, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 29 Sep Exeter City 1 - 2 Bristol Rvs. League Two
2010/2011 Sat 09 Apr Bristol Rvs. 0-2 Exeter City League One
2010/2011 Tue 14 Dec Bristol Rvs. 2 - 2 Exeter City (Associate Members)
2010/2011 Sat 21 Aug Exeter City 2 - 2 Bristol Rvs. League One
2009/2010 Wed 17 Mar Exeter City 1 - 0 Bristol Rvs. League One
2009/2010 Tue 01 Dec Bristol Rvs. 1 - 0 Exeter City League One
2002/2003 Sat 01 Mar Exeter City 0 - 0 Bristol Rvs. League Division Three

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

Recent respective form guides

Bristol Rovers have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Pirates's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

The away form of Exeter City however, is much more impressive, remaining unbeaten in their last six, winning five and drawing the one. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Grecians, and 9 goals against.

Bristol Rovers find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 26 games have yielded only 25 points.

Exeter City are holding the final promotion place in the npower League Two, and have accumulated 45 points from the 28 games they have played so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bristol Rovers 6 2 1 3 8 10 7
Exeter City 6 3 2 1 10 7 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Exeter City are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Bristol Rovers. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bristol Rovers 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Exeter City Undefeated in last 6 away games.
6 games since last defeat.

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