Southampton face a trip to Bristol Rovers at Memorial Stadium on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 11 games played, Saints have recorded 4 wins, and Bristol Rvs. have come away with 5 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Southampton inflicting a narrow 2 - 3 defeat upon the Pirates in a F.A. Cup match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Fri 06 Nov||Bristol Rvs.||2 - 3||Southampton||FAC|
|2009/2010||Tue 29 Sep||Southampton||2 - 3||Bristol Rvs.||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Sat 16 Feb||Bristol Rvs.||1 - 0||Southampton||FAC|
|1980/1981||Sat 24 Jan||Southampton||3 - 1||Bristol Rvs.||FAC|
|1977/1978||Mon 27 Mar||Southampton||3 - 1||Bristol Rvs.||CHMP|
|1977/1978||Sat 28 Jan||Bristol Rvs.||2 - 0||Southampton||FAC|
|1977/1978||Sat 29 Oct||Bristol Rvs.||0 - 0||Southampton||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Bristol Rovers are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Pirates in those games, with 6 conceded.
Southampton have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Saints, and 4 goals against.
Bristol Rvs. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 61 points from their 41 games so far. Southampton's 60 points from 40 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
A creditable return from recent away games for Saints could well see them head back from Memorial Stadium with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw
|Bristol Rvs.||Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.|
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Southampton||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
7 games since last defeat.