FM Preview: Rochdale v Exeter City 23 Nov 2013

Footymad preview History of the Rochdale v Exeter City fixture

Rochdale prepare to entertain Exeter City at Spotland on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 30 games played, Dale have recorded 14 wins, and Exeter City have come away with 7 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Spotland was less than a year ago, in December 2012, with Exeter City inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the Dale in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Mon 01 Apr Exeter City 1 - 2 Rochdale League Two
2012/2013 Sat 08 Dec Rochdale 2-3 Exeter City League Two
2011/2012 Sat 14 Apr Rochdale 3 - 2 Exeter City League One
2011/2012 Sat 22 Oct Exeter City 3 - 1 Rochdale League One
2010/2011 Sat 12 Mar Rochdale 0 - 1 Exeter City League One
2010/2011 Sat 02 Oct Exeter City 1 - 0 Rochdale League One
2008/2009 Sat 28 Mar Rochdale 2 - 2 Exeter City League Two

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Recent respective form guides

Rochdale have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Dale in those games, with 6 conceded.

Exeter City have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Grecians, and 10 goals against.

Rochdale are holding the final promotion place in the Skybet League Two, and have accumulated 29 points from the 16 games they have played so far.

Exeter City's 24 points from 16 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Rochdale 6 4 0 2 11 9 12
Exeter City 6 1 1 4 6 8 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Exeter City 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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Rochdale 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Exeter City Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 4 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.

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