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Bristol Rovers will be the visitors at Keepmoat Stadium on Saturday for the League One meeting with home side Doncaster Rovers.
View all of the Doncaster Rovers v Bristol Rovers predictions, poll and stats below (including the best match odds).
Doncaster Rovers, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 1-3 League One triumph versus Charlton Athletic.
For Doncaster Rovers, the scorers were Madger Gomes (25') and Tyreece John-Jules (63'). Charlie Barker (49' Own goal) and Conor Washington (67') scored for Charlton Athletic.
Darren Moore's Doncaster Rovers have scored a sum total of 10 times over their last six outings. At the other end, the tally of goals that have been scored against them in those games stands at 6.
Looking at their past form shows that Doncaster Rovers:
- have not been beaten in the league by Bristol Rovers in their last 4 matches.
- are undefeated in their last 5 league matches at home.
Since suffering a loss in their previous game against Ipswich Town in League One action, Bristol Rovers and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
The only scorer from Bristol Rovers was Max Ehmer (80' Own goal). Jon Nolan (89') scored for Ipswich Town.
The stats tell the story, and Bristol Rovers have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing their opponents hit 11 goals overall. Defensively, The Pirates have been far from perfect.
Their previous form shows that Bristol Rovers:
- have not emerged victorious against Doncaster Rovers in away games against them for the last 2 league matches.
- are without a win away from home in their last 9 league games. Very poor, indeed.
Head to head
A look at their prior head to head meetings dating back to 23/12/2017 tells us that Doncaster Rovers have won 5 of these games & Bristol Rovers 1, with the tally of drawn results being 0.
A combined total of 18 goals were scored between them throughout the course of those matches, with 14 of them for The Rovers and 4 netted by The Pirates. The average goals per game has been 3.
The previous league contest between the two was League One match day 27 on 11/01/2020 which ended up with the score at Bristol Rovers 0-2 Doncaster Rovers.
The referee was Brett Huxtable.
Team News: Doncaster Rovers
Doncaster Rovers boss Darren Moore doesn’t have any fitness worries at all coming into this clash owing to a fully healthy group available to select from.
Team News: Bristol Rovers
Thanks to a fully healthy squad to pick from, Bristol Rovers boss Ben Garner has zero fitness worries to speak of before this game.
We’re of the opinion that Bristol Rovers will likely be able to score against this Doncaster Rovers outfit, however that may not prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
Our tip is for a narrow 2-1 advantage for Doncaster Rovers when all is said and done. Should be a good one.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Keepmoat Stadium (15,231)
Captain: Ben Whiteman
Chairman: David Blunt
Manager: Darren Moore
Competitions: League One position 4, EFL Trophy (Group F - North)
🔑 Star Man: Madger Gomes
Usually deployed in the Centre Midfield position, Madger Gomes was born in Alicante, Spain. After having made a senior debut playing for Sochaux in the 2018 - 2019 season, the gifted Midfielder has managed to score 2 league goals in the League One 2020 - 2021 season to date in a total of 2 appearances.