16.09.22 Match Preview - Rovers v Lincoln City

Rovers welcome Lincoln City to The Mem for our latest test in Sky Bet League One.

The Gas head into Saturday's clash off the back of a 2-0 defeat on the road against Ipswich Town. In the game at Portman Road, Rovers were shown two red cards for Bobby Thomas and Alfie Kilgour, with the latter's being rescinded following a review from the FA.

Manager's Preview

Player Preview

Last Time Out

Opposition View

Lincoln manager Mark Kennedy thinks it will be a tough encounter when his side visit BS7 this weekend.

“Bristol Rovers have come off the back of a good season last year. They have an outstanding manager with great experience behind him.  

“I keep saying this, but I think every game is a tough game. We will go there with the full intention of getting three points.” 


Form Guide

Lincoln currently find themselves in 16th place in the League One standings with a 10-point return from their eight league games this season. In their last game, Lincoln recorded a memorable 2-0 win against Derby County, thanks to goals from Sunderland loanee Jack Diamond and forward Ben House. 


A Reminder to Fans

The club would like to remind fans that pushing on the terraces will not be tolerated. Anyone seen doing so will be dealt with in the appropriate manner. 

Ref Watch

Tom Nield is the match official for our Saturday afternoon clash with Lincoln. Referee Nield has taken charge of two League One games this season. Across those two games, Nield awards an average of 22.00 fouls per game, 3.00 yellow cards and is yet to produce a red card in League One this season. Nield last officiated a game involving the Gas in our 1-1 draw against Swindon Town last season. 

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Betting Preview

EFL sponsors Sky Bet have priced Rovers at 6/4 for the win on Saturday. Rovers can also be backed at 12/1 to win the game 2-0. On the goalscorer markets, John Marquis is priced at 11/2 to open the scoring, whilst Sylvester Jasper can be backed at 4/1 to score at any time throughout the clash.

Odds correct at the time of writing. To bet with Sky Bet please click HERE. Please bet responsibly.

How to Follow

Supporters based in the UK can purchase an audio match pass for £2.50. To find out more about iFollow, please click HERE.

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