FootyMAD Cheltenham Town match preview

History of the Cheltenham Town v Rochdale fixture

Rochdale face a trip to Cheltenham Town at Whaddon Road on Saturday evening, and will hope to continue their unbeaten record at the ground. Victory has been gained on 2 of the 3 previous occassions for Dale.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in March 2002, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2001/2002Sat 23 MarCheltenham1 - 1RochdaleLD3
2001/2002Tue 23 OctRochdale2 - 2CheltenhamLD3
2000/2001Fri 23 MarRochdale1 - 1CheltenhamLD3
2000/2001Sat 21 OctCheltenham0 - 2RochdaleLD3
1999/2000Sat 04 DecRochdale0 - 0CheltenhamLD3
1999/2000Sat 07 AugCheltenham0 - 2RochdaleLD3

Recent respective form guides

Cheltenham Town have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 12 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Rochdale have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Cheltenham find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 15 points from their 13 matches. Rochdale's 17 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Rochdale only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Whaddon Road will be a good result. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Cheltenham Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Rochdale Not won in previous 3 away matches.