Carlisle Utd. face a trip to Bristol Rovers at Memorial Stadium on Saturday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 10 games played, Cumbrians have recorded 3 wins, and Bristol Rvs. have come away with 4 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2003, with Carlisle Utd. inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Pirates in a League Division Three match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 23 Aug||Carlisle Utd.||0 - 2||Bristol Rvs.||LD3|
|2002/2003||Sat 01 Feb||Bristol Rvs.||1 - 2||Carlisle Utd.||LD3|
|2002/2003||Sat 24 Aug||Carlisle Utd.||0 - 0||Bristol Rvs.||LD3|
|2001/2002||Tue 12 Mar||Bristol Rvs.||0 - 0||Carlisle Utd.||LD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 06 Oct||Carlisle Utd.||1 - 0||Bristol Rvs.||LD3|
|1997/1998||Sat 24 Jan||Carlisle Utd.||3 - 1||Bristol Rvs.||LD2|
|1997/1998||Sat 23 Aug||Bristol Rvs.||3 - 1||Carlisle Utd.||LD2|
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 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.
The away form of Carlisle Utd. is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Cumbrians have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Bristol Rvs.'s 33 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Carlisle Utd. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 27 games have yielded only 18 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Pirates, as the Cumbrians have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Bristol Rvs.||6 games since last home draw.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Carlisle Utd.||10 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.