Rochdale play host to Burton Albion at Spotland on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Dale won the only previous game contested between the two.
The only previous meeting between Rochdale and Burton Albion at was more than a decade ago, in November 1999, with Rochdale running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a F.A. Cup match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sun 04 Oct||Burton Albion||1 - 0||Rochdale||LGE2|
|1999/2000||Tue 09 Nov||Rochdale||3-0||Burton Albion||FAC|
|1999/2000||Sat 30 Oct||Burton Albion||0 - 0||Rochdale||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Rochdale have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The Dale have scored 10 and conceded 3 during this period.
Burton Albion have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Rochdale are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 82 points from their 44 games. Burton Albion see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 56 points from their 44 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Burton Albion is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Dale in a close run game. Home Win
|Rochdale||Latest 2 games ended in defeat.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Burton Albion||Not won in previous 4 away matches.|
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 7 most recent games.