Rochdale travel to take on Oldham Athletic at Boundary Park on Monday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 23 games played, Dale have recorded 4 wins, and Oldham Ath. have come away with 10 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Oldham Ath. was way back in the black-and-white days of October 1973, with Oldham Ath. running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a Third Division match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sat 27 Nov||Rochdale||1 - 1||Oldham Ath.||LGE1|
|2008/2009||Tue 12 Aug||Rochdale||0 - 0||Oldham Ath.||LGEC|
|1973/1974||Sat 16 Feb||Rochdale||1 - 3||Oldham Ath.||LGE1|
|1973/1974||Sat 13 Oct||Oldham Ath.||3 - 1||Rochdale||LGE1|
|1972/1973||Fri 20 Apr||Oldham Ath.||0 - 0||Rochdale||LGE1|
|1972/1973||Sat 23 Dec||Rochdale||0 - 0||Oldham Ath.||LGE1|
|1971/1972||Sat 01 Jan||Oldham Ath.||3 - 2||Rochdale||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Oldham Athletic are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Latics in those games, with 7 conceded.
The away form of Rochdale is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Dale have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Oldham Ath.'s 29 points from 19 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Rochdale find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 25 points from their 20 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Latics, as the Dale have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Oldham Ath.||Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.|
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Rochdale||Not won in previous 7 away matches.|