Brentford travel to take on Bristol Rovers at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 37 games played, Bees have recorded 12 wins, and Bristol Rvs. have come away with 16 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Bristol Rvs. was back in January 2001, over five years ago, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Division Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 19 Sep||Brentford||1 - 3||Bristol Rvs.||LGE1|
|2000/2001||Sat 13 Jan||Bristol Rvs.||0 - 0||Brentford||LGE1|
|2000/2001||Mon 28 Aug||Brentford||2 - 6||Bristol Rvs.||LGE1|
|1999/2000||Sat 04 Dec||Brentford||0 - 3||Bristol Rvs.||LGE1|
|1999/2000||Sat 07 Aug||Bristol Rvs.||0 - 0||Brentford||LGE1|
|1997/1998||Sat 02 May||Bristol Rvs.||2 - 1||Brentford||LGE1|
|1997/1998||Tue 21 Oct||Brentford||2 - 3||Bristol Rvs.||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Bristol Rovers have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Brentford have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Bees's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.
Bristol Rvs.'s 61 points from 42 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Brentford's 56 points from 41 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
A creditable return from recent away games for Bees could well see them head back from Memorial Stadium with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw
|Bristol Rvs.||4 games since last home draw.|
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Brentford||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
9 games since last defeat.