FM Preview: Hereford United v Rochdale 24 Apr 2010

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History of the Hereford United v Rochdale fixture

Rochdale pack their bags to visit Hereford United at Edgar Street on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 22 games played, Dale have recorded 3 wins, and Hereford Utd. have come away with 8 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Edgar Street was within the last three years, in August 2007, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 26 SepRochdale4 - 1Hereford Utd.LGE2
2007/2008Tue 12 FebRochdale2 - 4Hereford Utd.LGE2
2007/2008Sat 25 AugHereford Utd.1 - 1RochdaleLGE2
2006/2007Sat 24 FebHereford Utd.0 - 0RochdaleLGE2
2006/2007Sat 02 SepRochdale1 - 1Hereford Utd.LGE2
1996/1997Tue 18 FebRochdale0 - 0Hereford Utd.LGE2
1996/1997Sat 21 SepHereford Utd.3 - 0RochdaleLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Hereford United's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Bulls have scored 4, a worringly large 7 have been leaked at the other end.

Rochdale's away form is none too clever either, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While the Dale have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Hereford Utd. find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 53 points from their 43 matches. Rochdale are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 82 points from their 43 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Rochdale are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Hereford Utd.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Hereford Utd. 11 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 20 .
Rochdale Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.