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History of the Rochdale v Bradford City fixture

Rochdale prepare to entertain Bradford City at Spotland on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 41 games played, Dale have recorded 16 wins, and Bradford City have come away with 15 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Spotland was earlier this season, with Bradford City inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Dale in a (Associate Members) match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Tue 01 DecBradford City0 - 3RochdaleLGE2
2009/2010Tue 01 SepRochdale1-2Bradford CityASSM
2008/2009Tue 10 MarRochdale3 - 0Bradford CityLGE2
2008/2009Sat 23 AugBradford City2 - 0RochdaleLGE2
2007/2008Tue 01 AprRochdale2 - 1Bradford CityLGE2
2007/2008Sat 16 FebBradford City1 - 2RochdaleLGE2
2005/2006Tue 23 AugRochdale0 - 5Bradford CityLGEC

Recent respective form guides

Rochdale are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, Dale have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 2.

Bradford City have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Bantams have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Rochdale are leading the way in the Coca-Cola League Two, with their 30 games giving them a return of 62 points. Bradford City find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 34 points from their 29 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Rochdale632110411
Bradford City6114484

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Rochdale fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Dale. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Rochdale Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Bradford City 9 games since last away draw.
No win in the 3 most recent games.