Rochdale prepare to entertain Bristol Rovers at Spotland on Saturday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 8 games played, Dale have recorded 3 wins, and Bristol Rvs. have come away with 1 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Spotland was less than a year ago, in April 2003, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline 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:|
|2003/2004||Sat 16 Aug||Bristol Rvs.||0 - 0||Rochdale||LD3|
|2002/2003||Tue 08 Apr||Rochdale||1-1||Bristol Rvs.||LD3|
|2002/2003||Tue 17 Dec||Rochdale||3 - 2||Bristol Rvs.||FAC|
|2002/2003||Sat 07 Dec||Bristol Rvs.||1 - 1||Rochdale||FAC|
|2002/2003||Sat 17 Aug||Bristol Rvs.||1 - 2||Rochdale||LD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 20 Apr||Rochdale||2 - 1||Bristol Rvs.||LD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 10 Nov||Bristol Rvs.||0 - 2||Rochdale||LD3|
Recent respective form guides
Rochdale's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Dale have scored 4, a worringly large 7 have been leaked at the other end.
Bristol Rvs.'s away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Pirates have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Rochdale are currently lying in 19th place in Nationwide League Division Three having mustered a points tally of 29 from their 26 matches played. Bristol Rvs.'s 32 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Rochdale are in pretty poor form at home recently, and the FootyMad are looking no further than a solitary point from this game. No-score draw
|Rochdale||8 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 16 .
|Bristol Rvs.||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 11 outings ago.