Rochdale travel to take on Tranmere Rovers at Prenton Park on Tuesday evening, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 43 out of 59 times.
The last time the two teams met at Tranmere Rvs. was back in November 2005, over five years ago, as the Rovers edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 in a (Associate Members) match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sat 01 Jan||Rochdale||3 - 2||Tranmere Rvs.||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Tue 22 Nov||Tranmere Rvs.||3 - 2||Rochdale||ASSM|
|1989/1990||Tue 12 Dec||Rochdale||0 - 1||Tranmere Rvs.||ASSM|
|1988/1989||Sat 11 Mar||Rochdale||3 - 1||Tranmere Rvs.||LGE2|
|1988/1989||Fri 04 Nov||Tranmere Rvs.||2 - 0||Rochdale||LGE2|
|1987/1988||Sat 12 Mar||Rochdale||0 - 0||Tranmere Rvs.||LGE2|
|1987/1988||Tue 13 Oct||Rochdale||0 - 0||Tranmere Rvs.||ASSM|
Recent respective form guides
Tranmere Rovers have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Rovers's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
The Dale have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Tranmere Rvs. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 30 points from 25 matches. Rochdale's 36 points from 25 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Rochdale are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win
|Tranmere Rvs.||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
|Rochdale||3 successive away victories.|
5 games since last away draw.
7 games since last defeat.