FM Preview: Yeovil Town v Rochdale 22 Jan 2011

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History of the Yeovil Town v Rochdale fixture

Rochdale travel to take on Yeovil Town at Huish Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The two previous games have resulted in one drawn game and one defeat for the Dale.

The last time the two teams met at Yeovil Town was back in January 2005, over five years ago, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 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:
2010/2011Sat 09 OctRochdale0 - 1Yeovil TownLGE1
2004/2005Tue 25 JanYeovil Town2 - 2RochdaleLGE2
2004/2005Fri 08 OctRochdale2 - 1Yeovil TownLGE2
2003/2004Sat 10 JanYeovil Town1 - 0RochdaleLGE2
2003/2004Sat 09 AugRochdale1 - 3Yeovil TownLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Yeovil Town are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Glovers's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Rochdale have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Dale's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Yeovil Town are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower League One with a return of just 26 points from their 23 games thus far. Rochdale's 33 points from 24 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Yeovil Town63216411
Rochdale63218611

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Dale has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Yeovil Town. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Yeovil Town 4 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Rochdale 4 games since last away draw.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.