FM Preview: Cheltenham Town v Bristol Rovers 21 Jan 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 20th January 2012
The game between Cheltenham Town and Bristol Rovers in the League Two on 21st January 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Cheltenham Town v Bristol Rovers fixture
Cheltenham Town are ready to welcome Bristol Rovers to Whaddon Road on Saturday afternoon,
The previous match played between the two at Whaddon Road was more than three years back, in September 2008, the Robins carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 01 Oct||Bristol Rvs.||1 - 3||Cheltenham T.||League Two|
|2008/2009||Tue 27 Jan||Bristol Rvs.||3 - 2||Cheltenham T.||League One|
|2008/2009||Tue 16 Sep||Cheltenham T.||2-1||Bristol Rvs.||League One|
|2007/2008||Sat 15 Mar||Cheltenham T.||1 - 0||Bristol Rvs.||League One|
|2007/2008||Tue 05 Feb||Bristol Rvs.||2 - 0||Cheltenham T.||League One|
|2005/2006||Tue 14 Feb||Bristol Rvs.||0 - 1||Cheltenham T.||League Two|
|2005/2006||Sat 14 Jan||Cheltenham T.||2 - 3||Bristol Rvs.||League Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Cheltenham Town 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 Robins in those games, with 2 conceded.
Bristol Rovers have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 11 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Cheltenham Town are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 52 points from their 25 games.
Bristol Rovers find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 27 points from their 26 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its good news for Cheltenham Town fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, we just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Robins. Home win
|Cheltenham Town||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Bristol Rovers||5 games since last away draw.
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