FootyMAD's Cheltenham Town match preview

Last updated : 02 May 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Cheltenham Town v Doncaster Rovers fixture

Doncaster Rvs. face a trip to Cheltenham Town at Whaddon Road on Saturday afternoon, determined to keep up their impressive record at the venue, having come through the challenge on 2 of the previous 3 occasions.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2006, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 29 SepDoncaster Rvs.2 - 0Cheltenham T.LGE1
2006/2007Sat 17 MarDoncaster Rvs.0 - 2Cheltenham T.LGE1
2006/2007Sat 14 OctCheltenham T.0 - 2Doncaster Rvs.LGE1
2003/2004Sat 13 MarDoncaster Rvs.1 - 1Cheltenham T.LGE2
2003/2004Sat 13 DecCheltenham T.1 - 3Doncaster Rvs.LGE2
1998/1999Sat 09 JanDoncaster Rvs.2 - 2Cheltenham T.CONF
1998/1999Sat 24 OctCheltenham T.2 - 1Doncaster Rvs.CONF

Recent respective form guides

Cheltenham Town have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.

Doncaster Rvs. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Cheltenham T. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 48 points from 45 matches. Doncaster Rvs. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League One, and have accumulated 80 points from the 45 games they have played so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Cheltenham T.61146114
Doncaster Rvs.63218411

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Rovers of late away from home, but your FootyMad panel sees things improving, starting here at Whaddon Road with Doncaster Rvs. coasting to victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Cheltenham T. Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Doncaster Rvs. Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.