Rochdale travel to take on Swindon Town at County Ground on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. On each previous occasion, the match has ended in defeat for the Dale.
The last time the two teams met at Swindon Town was just over four years ago, in August 2006, the Robins carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sat 20 Nov||Rochdale||3 - 3||Swindon Town||LGE1|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Swindon Town need to improve on their recent home record of just 3 draws from the previous six. While Robins have scored 4, a worringly large 7 have been leaked at the other end.
Rochdale's away form is none too clever either, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Dale's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.
Swindon Town are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower League One with a return of just 30 points from their 28 games thus far. Rochdale's 37 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Dale have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from County Ground with an easy victory. Away win
|Swindon Town||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
|Rochdale||Undefeated in last 4 away games.|
8 games since last defeat.