FM Preview: Aldershot Town v Bristol Rovers 27 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 26th March 2012
The game between Aldershot Town and Bristol Rovers in the League Two on 27th March 2012 at 19:45 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Aldershot Town v Bristol Rovers fixture
Aldershot Town play host to Bristol Rovers at The EBB Stadium on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 21 games played, Shots have recorded 9 wins, and Bristol Rovers have come away with 8 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Aldershot Town was more than a decade ago, in November 2001, when they played out a goalless draw in a F.A. Cup match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 17 Sep||Bristol Rvs.||0 - 1||Aldershot Tn.||League Two|
|2010/2011||Tue 05 Oct||Bristol Rvs.||1 - 0||Aldershot Tn.||(Associate Members)|
|2009/2010||Tue 11 Aug||Bristol Rvs.||2 - 1||Aldershot Tn.||League Cup|
|2001/2002||Tue 27 Nov||Bristol Rvs.||1 - 0||Aldershot Tn.||F.A. Cup|
|2001/2002||Sat 17 Nov||Aldershot Tn.||0-0||Bristol Rvs.||F.A. Cup|
|1988/1989||Sat 21 Jan||Aldershot Tn.||1 - 3||Bristol Rvs.||Third Division|
|1988/1989||Sat 10 Sep||Bristol Rvs.||2 - 2||Aldershot Tn.||Third Division|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Aldershot Town are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. The Shots have scored 9 and conceded 1 during this period.
Bristol Rovers have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Pirates's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.
Aldershot Town's 53 points from 37 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
Bristol Rovers see themselves just below half way in the npower League Two, showing a record of 49 points from their 38 games played so far,
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Aldershot Town may be coming up against a decent side in Bristol Rovers, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Shots. Home Win
|Aldershot Town||Won 5 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Bristol Rovers||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here