History of the Rochdale v Brentford fixture
Rochdale prepare to entertain Brentford at Spotland on Saturday afternoon, looking to improve on a dire past record against their opponents. It does not make pleasant reading, having tasted defeat an amazing 9 times and winning only 1.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Spotland was less than a year ago, in April 2011, with Brentford inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Dale in a League One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 16 Apr||Rochdale||0-1||Brentford||League One|
|2010/2011||Sat 28 Aug||Brentford||1 - 3||Rochdale||League One|
|2008/2009||Sat 21 Feb||Rochdale||1 - 2||Brentford||League Two|
|2008/2009||Sat 01 Nov||Brentford||1 - 2||Rochdale||League Two|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Mar||Brentford||0 - 2||Rochdale||League Two|
|2007/2008||Sat 20 Oct||Rochdale||1 - 1||Brentford||League Two|
|2005/2006||Sat 05 Nov||Rochdale||0 - 1||Brentford||F.A. Cup|
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Recent respective form guides
Rochdale have lost only 1 of the last six at home, but 4 of these games have been drawn. The Dale's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
The away form of Brentford however, is much more impressive, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Bees, and 3 goals against.
Rochdale are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 17 points from 18 matches.
Brentford's 26 points from 18 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its been an indifferent run of form for the Dale of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Brentford, who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win
|Rochdale||Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
|Brentford||Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
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