Plymouth Devils are still without an away league point this season after losing 52-41 at Rye House Rockets.
Great Britain international Ben Barker was in brilliant form for Plymouth, scoring 19 points, but that was not enough to prevent the defeat.
Devils started well trading the first six heat winners with the Rockets but after that the home side took control.
Barker's win in heat 11 gave Plymouth hope of a bonus point but a lack of strength in depth let them down.
The loss extends the Devils' pointless streak away from home to six matches and leaves them in 11th place in the table.