FM Preview: Rochdale v Bournemouth 18 Feb 2012

Footymad preview History of the Rochdale v Bournemouth fixture

Rochdale prepare to entertain Bournemouth at Spotland on Saturday afternoon,

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Spotland was just last season, in January 2011, when they played out a goalless draw in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 08 Oct Bournemouth 1 - 1 Rochdale League One
2010/2011 Sat 07 May Bournemouth 1 - 2 Rochdale League One
2010/2011 Tue 18 Jan Rochdale 0-0 Bournemouth League One
2009/2010 Mon 05 Apr Rochdale 0 - 0 Bournemouth League Two
2009/2010 Sat 31 Oct Bournemouth 0 - 4 Rochdale League Two
2008/2009 Sat 04 Apr Bournemouth 4 - 0 Rochdale League Two
2008/2009 Sat 13 Dec Rochdale 1 - 1 Bournemouth League Two

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Recent respective form guides

Rochdale have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Dale's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Bournemouth's away form is none too clever either, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Cherries's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.

Rochdale find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 29 games have yielded only 24 points.

Bournemouth lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League One, picking up 44 from their 31 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Rochdale 6 1 1 4 4 11 4
Bournemouth 6 3 1 2 7 5 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Dale at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Cherries come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Rochdale Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Bournemouth Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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