Rochdale prepare to entertain Barnet at Spotland on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 14 games played, Dale have recorded 5 wins, and Barnet have come away with 3 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Spotland was less than a year ago, in November 2008, as the Dale squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in an F.A. Cup match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Tue 03 Mar||Barnet||2 - 1||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2008/2009||Tue 18 Nov||Rochdale||3-2||Barnet||FAC|
|2008/2009||Sat 08 Nov||Barnet||1 - 1||Rochdale||FAC|
|2008/2009||Sat 16 Aug||Rochdale||3 - 1||Barnet||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Tue 15 Apr||Rochdale||3 - 0||Barnet||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Sat 15 Sep||Barnet||0 - 0||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Mon 09 Apr||Rochdale||0 - 2||Barnet||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Rochdale are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Dale in those games, with 5 conceded.
Barnet have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Bees have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Rochdale's total of 20 points from their 11 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League Two. Barnet are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 21 points from 11 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Barnet is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Dale in a close run game. Home Win
|Rochdale||7 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Barnet||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.