FM Preview: Doncaster Rovers v Brighton & Hove Albion 03 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 2nd March 2012
The game between Doncaster Rovers and Brighton & Hove Albion in the Championship on 3rd March 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Doncaster Rovers v Brighton & Hove Albion fixture
Brighton & Hove Albion travel to take on Doncaster Rovers at Keepmoat Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 10 games played, Seagulls have recorded 2 wins, and Doncaster Rovers have come away with 5 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Doncaster Rovers was just over four years ago, in December 2007, when they played out a goalless draw in a League One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 06 Aug||Brighton & HA||2 - 1||Doncaster Rvs.||Championship|
|2007/2008||Sat 15 Mar||Brighton & HA||1 - 0||Doncaster Rvs.||League One|
|2007/2008||Tue 04 Dec||Doncaster Rvs.||0-0||Brighton & HA||League One|
|2006/2007||Sat 07 Apr||Brighton & HA||0 - 2||Doncaster Rvs.||League One|
|2006/2007||Sat 25 Nov||Doncaster Rvs.||1 - 0||Brighton & HA||League One|
|1997/1998||Sat 14 Feb||Brighton & HA||0 - 0||Doncaster Rvs.||League Division Three|
|1997/1998||Sat 04 Oct||Doncaster Rvs.||1 - 3||Brighton & HA||League Division Three|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Doncaster Rovers are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Rovers's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.
Brighton & Hove Albion have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. While the Seagulls have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Doncaster Rovers find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 31 games have yielded only 25 points.
Brighton & Hove Albion lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 53 from their 33 games so far.
Current overall team form
|Brighton & Hove Albion||6||3||2||1||9||9||11|
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Brighton & Hove Albion are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win
|Doncaster Rovers||Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
|Brighton & Hove Albion||Not won in previous 2 away matches.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here