FM Preview: Rochdale v Dagenham & Redbridge 23 Oct 2010

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History of the Rochdale v Dagenham & Redbridge fixture

Rochdale prepare to entertain Dagenham & Redbridge at Spotland on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having managed to conjure up a win from 2 of the previous 3 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Spotland was less than a year ago, in February 2010, with Rochdale running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 20 FebRochdale3-1Dag. & Red.LGE2
2009/2010Sat 21 NovDag. & Red.1 - 2RochdaleLGE2
2008/2009Sat 24 JanDag. & Red.3 - 2RochdaleLGE2
2008/2009Sat 04 OctRochdale0 - 2Dag. & Red.LGE2
2007/2008Sat 12 AprDag. & Red.1 - 1RochdaleLGE2
2007/2008Sat 03 NovRochdale1 - 0Dag. & Red.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Rochdale are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.

The away form of Dag. & Red. is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Daggers have hit 4 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Rochdale's 16 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Dag. & Red. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower League One with a return of just 11 points from their 12 games thus far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Rochdale are not exactly setting the world alight at Spotland at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Dag. & Red. in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Rochdale Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Dag. & Red. Not won in previous 9 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.