FM Preview: Dagenham & Redbridge v Bristol Rovers 05 May 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 4th May 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Dagenham & Redbridge and Bristol Rovers at 15:00 on 5th May 2012 in the League Two.
History of the Dagenham & Redbridge v Bristol Rovers fixture
Dagenham & Redbridge prepare to entertain Bristol Rovers at Victoria Road on Saturday afternoon, hoping to break their duck against the visitors. Daggers lost the only previous game contested between the two teams.
The only previous meeting between Dagenham & Redbridge and Bristol Rovers at Victoria Road was just last season, in September 2010, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a League One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 29 Oct||Bristol Rvs.||2 - 0||Dag. & Red.||League Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 05 Mar||Bristol Rvs.||0 - 2||Dag. & Red.||League One|
|2010/2011||Sat 18 Sep||Dag. & Red.||0-3||Bristol Rvs.||League One|
|2001/2002||Wed 05 Dec||Bristol Rvs.||4 - 1||Dag. & Red.||(Associate Members)|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Dagenham & Redbridge have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These games have seen the Daggers score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.
The away form of Bristol Rovers is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. Pirates have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Dagenham & Redbridge are currently lying in 20th place in npower League Two having mustered a points tally of 47 from their 45 matches played.
Bristol Rovers's 57 points from 45 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.
Current overall team form
|Dagenham & Redbridge||6||2||3||1||6||5||9|
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Both teams are displaying reasonable form at the moment, and for that reason, the Madmen predict the game will end in stalemate. No-score draw
|Dagenham & Redbridge||Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Bristol Rovers||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here