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History of the Barnet v Rochdale fixture

Rochdale face a trip to Barnet at Underhill Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 7 out of 10 times.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2005, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline 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:
2005/2006Tue 25 AprRochdale1 - 1BarnetLGE2
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

Recent respective form guides

Barnet have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. While Bees have scored 10, a worringly large 15 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Rochdale however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Dale, and 9 goals against.

Barnet are currently lying in 20th place in Coca-Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 18 from their 17 matches played. Rochdale are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 17 points from 17 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Barnet is likely to be a very close encounter, but one that the Madmen sees going the way of the home team. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Barnet Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Rochdale Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 7 most recent games.