Bristol City vs Plymouth Argyle Match Analysis & Prediction
19/09/2023 9:45 pm
Bristol City will be looking to return to winning ways in the Championship when they host Plymouth Argyle at Ashton Gate Stadium on Tuesday night.
The hosts will enter the contest off the back of a goalless draw with West Bromwich Albion on Saturday, while Plymouth suffered a 2-1 defeat to Preston North End on the same day.
Bristol City have made a solid start to the 2023-24 campaign, having a record of two wins, three draws and one loss from their opening six Championship matches to collect nine points, which has left them in 11th place in the table.
The Robins have already been knocked out of the EFL Cup this season, so their focus is firmly on the Championship at the moment, and they have managed to pick up four points from their last two matches.
Meanwhile, Plymouth secured a place in the Championship for the 2023-24 campaign through their League One success last season, finishing top of the pile with 101 points from their 46 matches.
The Pilgrims have picked up seven points from their six matches through a record of two wins, one draw and three losses, which has left them in 14th place in the table.
However, Steven Schumacher’s side have lost four of their last five matches across all competitions, including a 2-1 defeat to Preston on Saturday, which followed a 3-0 home victory over Blackburn Rovers.
Bristol City vs. Plymouth Argyle Head to head
In the 18 previous meetings between these two teams, Bristol City have claimed nine victories while Plymouth Argyle have won five, and they have drawn in four. Plymouth have scored 16 goals and conceded 25 in the process.
16/03/2010Plymouth Argyle3Bristol City2Championship
08/08/2017Bristol City5Plymouth Argyle0League Cup
14/08/2018Bristol City0Plymouth Argyle1League Cup
27/07/2021Plymouth Argyle0Bristol City1Club Friendlies
16/07/2022Plymouth Argyle0Bristol City1Club Friendlies
Bristol City Team News
Bristol City will be without the services of four players through injury, with Tommy Conway, Ross McCrorie, Rob Atkinson and Ayman Benarous on the sidelines.
Nahki Wells has only scored once in the league this season but should again lead the line, while there will be another start for Sam Bell, who has two Championship goals to his name in 2023-24.
Bristol City's Last 5 Matches
19/08/2023Bristol City0Birmingham City2Championship
25/08/2023Hull City1Bristol City1Championship
29/08/2023Bristol City0Norwich City1League Cup
02/09/2023Swansea City1Bristol City2Championship
16/09/2023Bristol City0West Bromwich Albion0Championship
Plymouth Argyle Team News
Plymouth’s Ryan Hardie has been in excellent form this season, scoring on five occasions in the Championship, and he will again lead the line here.
Callum Wright and Adam Randell will be in the manager’s thoughts when it comes to potential changes for this match.
Plymouth Argyle's Last 5 Matches
26/08/2023Birmingham City2Plymouth Argyle1Championship
29/08/2023Plymouth Argyle2Crystal Palace4League Cup
02/09/2023Plymouth Argyle3Blackburn Rovers0Championship
16/09/2023Preston North End2Plymouth Argyle1Championship
Bristol City vs. Plymouth Argyle: Odds and Predictions
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