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League One: Bristol Rovers vs Carlisle – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the League One round 35 match between Bristol Rovers and Carlisle and offers team news, stats and a free betting tip with the latest odds.

Bookmakers favour Carlisle to be victorious against Bristol Rovers in their upcoming League One encounter. Despite their recent unconvincing form, a win for the former seems likely this coming Saturday. They should not underestimate Bristol Rovers, though.

Ranked as number 12 in the League One standings, Bristol Rovers, have so far collected 43 points this season, while Carlisle collected 20 points. This puts them up as number 24 after 32 rounds.


Form: Bristol Rovers vs Carlisle

Bristol Rovers Form

Showing inconsistent form, Bristol Rovers lost two of their past three matches, going down 1-2 against Burton, before beating Stevenage 2-3. The joy was short-lived, as Northampton proved too strong in a 3-1 defeat. Bristol Rovers only pulled off two wins from a possible six in recent League One matches on home soil. Of the remaining four matches, they drew zero and lost four, as they scored seven and conceded nine goals.

Carlisle Form

Carlisle were unable to pick up a single point in their last three matches, as they were first beaten 3-2 by Leyton Orient. Next up, Portsmouth won 0-1, before losing 0-4 against Cambridge U. Carlisle came through their last six away games in the League One without a single win. Of those six matches, they drew one and lost five in which, they were outscored by 13 goals to five.

Betting stats for Bristol Rovers and Carlisle

Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the last couple of matches that Bristol Rovers and Carlisle played across all tournaments.

  • Bristol Rovers have scored in 28 of the last 30 matches
  • Bristol Rovers have conceded in 25 of the last 27 home matches
  • In 11 of the last 13 home matches Bristol Rovers played, both teams scored
  • Bristol Rovers have scored in 23 of the last 25 home matches
  • Bristol Rovers have scored in 22 of the last 24 matches in the League One
  • Carlisle have conceded in the last 26 matches in a row in the League One
  • Carlisle have conceded in 40 of the last 42 matches
  • Carlisle have not won 29 of the last 31 away matches in the League One
  • Carlisle have conceded in the last 20 away matches in a row
  • Carlisle have not won 23 of the last 25 away matches

In-form players: Bristol Rovers vs Carlisle

It has been a great season for Chris Martin so far as he currently has 13 goals on his account during this season. He also hit the net three times in his last six games, leaving Bristol Rovers hoping he delivers against Carlisle on Saturday as well. Siding with him to score in the upcoming game seems like a reasonable choice.

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Full-time result

Bristol Rovers claimed a modest three wins from their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. They split the points with the visiting team in two of the games, whilst losing five. Carlisle won zero of their last 10 games away, drew one and lost nine of the games in this run. Carlisle are in terrible shape with 7 defeats in a row. Bristol Rovers have not lost to Carlisle in 4 consecutive home meetings.

Both teams to score

Surprisingly, Bristol Rovers only scored the first goal of the match in three out of their last ten games. Interestingly, Carlisle scored the opening goal of the match in just three of their last ten games. Both teams have been quite terrible at keeping their opponents at bay in recent matches. While Bristol Rovers managed to keep a clean sheet in one of the last 10 games, Carlisle kept their opponent from scoring in zero of their last 10 matches. Both Team have scored in 3 last consecutive meetings between Bristol Rovers and Carlisle when playing at Memorial Stadium.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals came out seven times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Bristol Rovers, who scored an average of 1.2 goals along the way. In the last ten games for Carlisle, seven of them had more than 2.5 goals, and they scored an average of 0.9 times goals per game themselves.

Suggested bet: Bristol Rovers vs Carlisle

To summarize, the upcoming League One clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the stats and facts for Bristol Rovers vs Carlisle mentioned in this article, we are offering a free betting tip below.

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