Bristol Rovers vs Cheltenham Town – Preview, Tips and Odds

England: League One
Bristol Rovers
Full Time
2:1
Cheltenham
Highlights and Stats


Bristol Rovers will face Cheltenham Town for a showdown of the 25th round of League One. The game will take place on 01/01 as Memorial Stadium will welcome the opponents. Bristol Rovers presently occupy the 10th position in the standings, with a total of 31 points. Their rivals sit on the 18th spot, having collected 25 points thus far.

Bristol Rovers vs Cheltenham Town Head to Head

TeamLast Game 2022/10/15Last 20 Games
Bristol Rovers
win
  • ?
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Lhome
  • Whome
  • Whome
  • Daway
  • Daway
  • Lhome
  • Waway
  • Lhome
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Lhome
  • Waway
  • Dhome
  • Daway
  • Waway
  • Whome
Cheltenham
loss
  • ?
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Waway
  • Laway
  • Laway
  • Dhome
  • Dhome
  • Waway
  • Lhome
  • Waway
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Waway
  • Lhome
  • Daway
  • Dhome
  • Lhome
  • Laway

Worth Mentioning

When Bristol Rovers last faced Cheltenham Town on the pitch, the game finished with the score of 1:4 for Bristol Rovers. The two clubs met each other on the 15th of October 2022. Bristol Rovers are currently having a streak of two successive victories. The recent 10 head-to-head clashes have been dominated by the visiting sides as the teams playing at home recorded just 3 wins while the ones playing away triumphed on 5 occasions. Only 2 of the last 10 matches ended in a draw. One of the last five meetings saw both sides hitting the back of the nets and two featured more than two and a half goals. Bristol Rovers did not concede in three of those, and Cheltenham Town kept a clean sheet on one occasion. The latest five games ended with 2.60 goals on average.

Bristol Rovers vs Cheltenham Town Last Games Averages

*Average Metrics based on available data from last 20 games

Bristol RoversCheltenham
  • Goals

    1.45
    0.95
  • Fouls

    8.00
    7.67
  • Corners

    4.33
    5.00
  • Offsides

    1.33
    2.00
  • Cards

    0.67
    0.00
  • Posession

    50%
    50%

Bristol Rovers Form

  • ?
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Whome
  • Daway
  • Lhome
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Laway

Bristol Rovers recorded a disappointing 2:1 away loss when coming up against Wycombe Wanderers in a League One encounter on December 26th. During the most recent 10 meetings of Bristol Rovers, the teams involved were not really affected by playing at home or away, as they ended in a total of 5 triumphs for the hosts and 3 victories for the visitors. Draws were the result of 2 of the previous 10 clashes they took part in. Three of the preceding five Bristol Rovers games resulted in over 2.5 goals, with both sides scoring in four of those. Throughout the period, they were capable of limiting their opponents to no goals in one, while they managed to find the back of the net at least once on every occasion. As statistics indicate, their preceding 5 outings finished with 2.80 netted goals on average.
  • Goals
    1.70
  • Fouls
    9.10
  • Corners
    4.80
  • Offsides
    0.80
  • Cards
    1.50
  • Posession
    56%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
League One2022/12/29Bristol RoversExeter City34 L
League One2022/12/26Wycombe WanderersBristol Rovers21 L
League One2022/12/17Charlton AthleticBristol Rovers12 W
FL Trophy2022/12/13Bristol RoversMilton Keynes Dons41 W
League One2022/12/10Bristol RoversPort Vale10 W
League One2022/12/02Bolton WanderersBristol Rovers11 D
FA Cup2022/11/27Bristol RoversBoreham Wood02 L
FL Trophy2022/11/23Colchester UnitedBristol Rovers12 W
League One2022/11/19Bristol RoversPeterborough United10 W
League One2022/10/29Derby CountyBristol Rovers42 L

Cheltenham Town Form

  • ?
  • Waway
  • Lhome
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Waway
  • Daway
  • Whome
  • Daway
  • Lhome
  • Dhome

In their previous match, Cheltenham Town met Plymouth Argyle on Monday and it finished in a disappointing 0:1 defeat at home. The home crowd, usually referred to as the “12th player”, have failed to significantly impact Cheltenham Town’s recent ten meetings, as they ended in 4 home victories and 3 away triumphs. When we take a look at the last five encounters, we see that one ended with more than 2.5 goals, with one having the two involved sides scoring. Cheltenham Town managed to keep two clean sheets and were unable to score in two. The team’s most recent five outings lacked high-scoring action, with the players responsible for an average of 1.8 goals.
  • Goals
    1.00
  • Fouls
    8.56
  • Corners
    3.22
  • Offsides
    1.11
  • Cards
    2.22
  • Posession
    42%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
League One2022/12/29Shrewsbury TownCheltenham Town01 W
League One2022/12/26Cheltenham TownPlymouth Argyle01 L
FL Trophy2022/12/13Cheltenham TownChel1sea U2140 W
League One2022/12/10Forest Green RoversCheltenham Town10 L
League One2022/12/02Charlton AthleticCheltenham Town01 W
FL Trophy2022/11/22Forest Green RoversCheltenham Town11 D
League One2022/11/19Cheltenham TownWycombe Wanderers10 W
League One2022/11/12Ipswich TownCheltenham Town11 D
FA Cup2022/11/05Cheltenham TownAlvechurch12 L
League One2022/10/29Cheltenham TownMilton Keynes Dons00 D

Formations and Lineups

Bristol Rovers

Formation:3-4-1-2
  • G1James Belshaw
  • D37Bobby Thomas
  • D2James Connolly
  • D17Lewis Gibson
  • M19Harry Anderson
  • M15Paul Coutts
  • M6Sam Finley
  • M7Scott Sinclair
  • F21Antony Evans
  • F10Aaron Collins
  • F40Josh Coburn
1 James Belshaw 37 Bobby Thomas 2 James Connolly 17 Lewis Gibson 19 Harry Anderson 15 Paul Coutts 6 Sam Finley 7 Scott Sinclair 21 Antony Evans 10 Aaron Collins 40 Josh Coburn

Cheltenham

Formation:3-4-1-2
  • G1Luke Southwood
  • D2Sean Long
  • D14Caleb Taylor
  • D6Lewis Freestone
  • M32Ryan Broom
  • M8Liam Sercombe
  • M28Taylor Perry
  • M3Ben Williams
  • F36James Olayinka
  • F9Dan N'Lundulu
  • F10Alfie May
1 Luke Southwood 2 Sean Long 14 Caleb Taylor 6 Lewis Freestone 32 Ryan Broom 8 Liam Sercombe 28 Taylor Perry 3 Ben Williams 36 James Olayinka 9 Dan N'Lundulu 10 Alfie May

Match Details

Bristol RoversvsCheltenham
  • 90+7`
    R. Loft
  • 89`
    (in) C. Norton(out) L. Freestone
  • 81`
    (in) L. McCormick(out) S. Finley
  • 81`
    (in) G. Whelan(out) A. Evans
  • 79`
    W. Ferry
  • 78`
    (in) C. Brown(out) S. Long
  • 69`
    (in) R. Loft(out) J. Coburn
  • 69`
    (in) L. Gibson(out) H. Anderson
  • 58`
    (in) L. Hoole(out) L. Gibson
  • 48`
    2 - 1
    A. May
  • 46`
    (in) W. Ferry(out) B. Williams
  • 46`
    (in) E. Bonds(out) J. Olayinka
  • 46`
    (in) R. Jackson(out) T. Perry
  • 39`
    J. CoburnA. Collins
    2 - 0
  • 25`
    A. CollinsS. Finley
    1 - 0

Players Ratings

Bristol RoversvsCheltenham
  • 10Aaron Collins
    8.2 / 10
  • 6Sam Finley
    7.5 / 10
  • 21Antony Evans
    7.2 / 10
  • 40Josh Coburn
    7.2 / 10
  • 17Lewis Gibson
    6.9 / 10
  • 15Paul Coutts
    6.9 / 10
  • 28James Gibbons
    6.9 / 10
  • 25Glenn Whelan
    6.7 / 10
  • 23Luke McCormick
    6.7 / 10
  • 1James Belshaw
    6.6 / 10
  • 19Harry Anderson
    6.6 / 10
  • 2James Connolly
    6.5 / 10
  • 7Scott Sinclair
    6.5 / 10
  • 30Luca Hoole
    6.5 / 10
  • 37Bobby Thomas
    6.3 / 10
  • 18Ryan Loft
    6.3 / 10
  • 10Alfie May
    7.6 / 10
  • 14Caleb Taylor
    7.2 / 10
  • 32Ryan Broom
    7 / 10
  • 22Ryan Jackson
    7 / 10
  • 8Liam Sercombe
    6.9 / 10
  • 28Taylor Perry
    6.7 / 10
  • 9Dan N'Lundulu
    6.7 / 10
  • 23Elliot Bonds
    6.7 / 10
  • 15Will Ferry
    6.7 / 10
  • 7Charlie Brown
    6.7 / 10
  • 2Sean Long
    6.6 / 10
  • 36James Olayinka
    6.5 / 10
  • 3Ben Williams
    6.3 / 10
  • 30Christian Norton
    6.3 / 10
  • 1Luke Southwood
    6.2 / 10
  • 6Lewis Freestone
    6.2 / 10

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