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History of the Rochdale v Barnet fixture

Rochdale play host to Barnet at Spotland on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve on a record of draws against their opponents.

The last time the two teams met at Rochdale was back in November 2000, over five years ago, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Division Three match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 24 SepBarnet1 - 1RochdaleLGE2
2000/2001Sat 21 AprBarnet3 - 0RochdaleLGE2
2000/2001Sat 04 NovRochdale0-0BarnetLGE2
1999/2000Sat 06 MayRochdale1 - 1BarnetLGE2
1999/2000Sat 09 OctBarnet1 - 0RochdaleLGE2
1998/1999Sat 20 MarRochdale0 - 0BarnetLGE2
1998/1999Sat 31 OctBarnet0 - 1RochdaleLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Rochdale have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Dale's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

The away form of Barnet is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Bees have hit 5 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Rochdale see themselves just below half way in the Coca Cola League Two, showing a record of 39 points from their 30 games played so far, Barnet find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 35 points from their 30 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Rochdale6132666
Barnet6222468

FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! I see this as an opportunity for the Dale to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Rochdale Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Barnet Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 13 away matches.