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History of the Burton Albion v Rochdale fixture

Rochdale travel to take on Burton Albion at The Pirelli Stadium on Sunday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The only previous meeting between the two sides yielded a draw.

The only previous meeting between Burton Albion and Rochdale at was back in October 1999, over five years ago, when they played out a goalless draw in a F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1999/2000Tue 09 NovRochdale3 - 0Burton AlbionFAC
1999/2000Sat 30 OctBurton Albion0 - 0RochdaleFAC

Recent respective form guides

Burton Albion have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Brewers have scored 10, a worringly large 13 have been leaked at the other end.

Rochdale have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Dale's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Burton Albion see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 12 points from their 10 games played so far, Rochdale are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 20 points from their 10 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Dale of late away from home, but your FootyMad panel sees things improving, starting here at The Pirelli Stadium with Rochdale coasting to victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Burton Albion Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Rochdale Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.