FM Preview: Rochdale v Notts. County 11 Feb 2012

Footymad preview History of the Rochdale v Notts. County fixture

Rochdale prepare to entertain Notts. County at Spotland on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 7 of the 18 previous games, with the Dale winning just 6.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Spotland was less than a year ago, in March 2011, the Dale carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 24 Sep Notts. County 2 - 0 Rochdale League One
2010/2011 Tue 05 Apr Notts. County 1 - 2 Rochdale League One
2010/2011 Tue 15 Mar Rochdale 1-0 Notts. County League One
2009/2010 Tue 20 Apr Notts. County 1 - 0 Rochdale League Two
2009/2010 Tue 24 Nov Rochdale 2 - 1 Notts. County League Two
2008/2009 Tue 27 Jan Rochdale 3 - 0 Notts. County League Two
2008/2009 Tue 28 Oct Notts. County 1 - 2 Rochdale League Two

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Recent respective form guides

Rochdale have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Dale's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Notts. County's away form is none too clever either, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. The Magpies's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Rochdale are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League One with a return of just 24 points from their 28 games thus far.

Notts. County's 37 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Rochdale 6 1 2 3 5 11 5
Notts. County 6 2 2 2 5 4 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Dale at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Magpies come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Rochdale No sequences of note
Notts. County 11 games since last away draw.

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