Rochdale are ready to welcome Swindon Town to Spotland on Saturday afternoon, hoping to break their duck against the visitors. Though past meetings have resulted in more draws than losses for Dale.
The previous match played between the two at Spotland was more than three years back, in April 2007, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Two match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Tue 03 Apr||Rochdale||0-0||Swindon Town||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Sat 12 Aug||Swindon Town||1 - 0||Rochdale||LGE2|
|1985/1986||Sat 08 Mar||Rochdale||1 - 2||Swindon Town||LGE2|
|1985/1986||Sat 05 Oct||Swindon Town||4 - 0||Rochdale||LGE2|
|1984/1985||Sat 23 Feb||Swindon Town||2 - 1||Rochdale||LGE2|
|1984/1985||Sat 03 Nov||Rochdale||0 - 1||Swindon Town||LGE2|
|1983/1984||Sat 04 Feb||Rochdale||3 - 3||Swindon Town||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Rochdale have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Dale in those games, with 9 conceded.
Swindon Town have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The games have constituted a decent return of 14 goals for the Robins, and 8 goals against.
Rochdale find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 19 points from their 15 matches. Swindon Town see themselves just below half way in the Npower League One, showing a record of 20 points from their 16 games played so far,
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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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
|Rochdale||5 games since last home draw.|
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Swindon Town||4 games since last defeat.|