FM Preview: Rochdale v Oldham Athletic 02 Nov 2010

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History of the Rochdale v Oldham Athletic fixture

Rochdale are ready to welcome Oldham Athletic to Spotland on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 24 games played, Dale have recorded 9 wins, and Oldham Ath. have come away with 8 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Spotland was within the last three years, in August 2008, when they played out a goalless draw in an League Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Tue 12 AugRochdale0-0Oldham Ath.LGEC
1973/1974Sat 16 FebRochdale1 - 3Oldham Ath.LGE1
1973/1974Sat 13 OctOldham Ath.3 - 1RochdaleLGE1
1972/1973Fri 20 AprOldham Ath.0 - 0RochdaleLGE1
1972/1973Sat 23 DecRochdale0 - 0Oldham Ath.LGE1
1971/1972Sat 01 JanOldham Ath.3 - 2RochdaleLGE1
1971/1972Sat 18 SepRochdale1 - 1Oldham Ath.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Rochdale have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Dale in those games, with 8 conceded.

Oldham Ath. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Latics have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Rochdale see themselves just below half way in the Npower League One, showing a record of 19 points from their 14 games played so far, Oldham Ath. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower League One, picking up 21 from their 14 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Oldham Ath.6231969

FootyMad's prediction ...

Rochdale are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Rochdale 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Oldham Ath. No sequences of note