Rochdale pack their bags to visit Torquay United at Plainmoor on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 28 out of 39 times.
The previous match played between the two at Plainmoor was more than three years back, in August 2006, the Gulls carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 12 Sep||Rochdale||2 - 1||Torquay Utd.||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Tue 20 Feb||Rochdale||2 - 0||Torquay Utd.||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Tue 08 Aug||Torquay Utd.||1 - 0||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Tue 24 Jan||Torquay Utd.||1 - 3||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Sat 03 Sep||Rochdale||4 - 1||Torquay Utd.||LGE2|
|2003/2004||Sat 03 Jan||Rochdale||1 - 0||Torquay Utd.||LGE2|
|2003/2004||Mon 25 Aug||Torquay Utd.||1 - 3||Rochdale||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Torquay United are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
The away form of Rochdale however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Dale, and 6 goals against.
Torquay Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 41 points from 40 matches. Rochdale are leading the way in the Coca-Cola League Two, with their 39 games giving them a return of 79 points.
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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 Plainmoor with an easy victory. Away win
|Torquay Utd.||No sequences of note|
|Rochdale||7 games since last away draw.|
No win in the 2 most recent games.