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History of the Rochdale v Northampton Town fixture

Rochdale are ready to welcome Northampton Town to Spotland on Saturday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. It couldn't be much closer,Dale having the edge 8 games to 6.

The previous match played between the two at Spotland was more than three years back, in April 2000, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a League Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1999/2000Mon 24 AprRochdale0-3NorthamptonLD3
1999/2000Sat 02 OctNorthampton0 - 1RochdaleLD3
1996/1997Sat 15 FebRochdale1 - 1NorthamptonLD3
1996/1997Sat 23 NovNorthampton2 - 2RochdaleLD3
1995/1996Tue 20 FebNorthampton2 - 1RochdaleLD3
1995/1996Sat 02 SepRochdale1 - 2NorthamptonLD3
1994/1995Sat 11 MarRochdale0 - 0NorthamptonLD3

Recent respective form guides

Rochdale are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Northampton is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Cobblers have hit 7 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Rochdale's 16 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Northampton find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 14 points from their 12 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Rochdale are not exactly setting the world alight at Spotland at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Northampton in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Rochdale No sequences of note
Northampton Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.