Rochdale prepare to entertain Bournemouth at Spotland on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve on a record of draws against their opponents.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Spotland was less than a year ago, in April 2010, when they played out a goalless draw 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:|
|2009/2010||Mon 05 Apr||Rochdale||0-0||Bournemouth||LGE2|
|2009/2010||Sat 31 Oct||Bournemouth||0 - 4||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2008/2009||Sat 04 Apr||Bournemouth||4 - 0||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2008/2009||Sat 13 Dec||Rochdale||1 - 1||Bournemouth||LGE2|
|2002/2003||Tue 11 Mar||Rochdale||1 - 1||Bournemouth||LGE2|
|2002/2003||Sat 28 Dec||Bournemouth||3 - 3||Rochdale||LGE2|
|1981/1982||Sat 20 Feb||Rochdale||0 - 1||Bournemouth||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Rochdale have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 13 to 12.
Bournemouth have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Cherries have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Rochdale's 32 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Bournemouth are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 39 points from 24 games.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the Dale. Score draw
|Rochdale||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
|Bournemouth||5 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.