Rochdale travel to take on Carlisle United at Brunton Park Stadium on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Dale will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The last time the two teams met at Carlisle Utd. was just over four years ago, in December 2005, the Cumbrians carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a League Two match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Tue 07 Oct||Rochdale||2 - 2||Carlisle Utd.||ASSM|
|2005/2006||Tue 02 May||Rochdale||0 - 2||Carlisle Utd.||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Sat 31 Dec||Carlisle Utd.||2 - 1||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2003/2004||Sat 20 Mar||Rochdale||2 - 0||Carlisle Utd.||LGE2|
|2003/2004||Tue 14 Oct||Carlisle Utd.||2 - 0||Rochdale||ASSM|
|2003/2004||Sat 13 Sep||Carlisle Utd.||3 - 2||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2002/2003||Sat 22 Feb||Rochdale||0 - 1||Carlisle Utd.||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Carlisle United have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. In this time, Cumbrians have rattled up an impressive 18 goals, and conceded 7.
In complete contrast to Carlisle Utd., Rochdale are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Dale have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Carlisle Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower League One, picking up 26 points from their 17 games so far. Rochdale find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 20 points from their 16 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Dale are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Carlisle Utd.. Home win
|Carlisle Utd.||Won 4 successive home games.|
7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Rochdale||Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.|
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.