Rochdale are ready to welcome Cheltenham Town to Spotland on Saturday evening, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. Each of the previous meetings has been drawn by the Dale.
The previous match played between the two at Spotland was within the last three years, in October 2001, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a League Division Three match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 18 Oct||Cheltenham T.||0 - 2||Rochdale||LD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 23 Mar||Cheltenham T.||1 - 1||Rochdale||LD3|
|2001/2002||Tue 23 Oct||Rochdale||2-2||Cheltenham T.||LD3|
|2000/2001||Fri 23 Mar||Rochdale||1 - 1||Cheltenham T.||LD3|
|2000/2001||Sat 21 Oct||Cheltenham T.||0 - 2||Rochdale||LD3|
|1999/2000||Sat 04 Dec||Rochdale||0 - 0||Cheltenham T.||LD3|
|1999/2000||Sat 07 Aug||Cheltenham T.||0 - 2||Rochdale||LD3|
Recent respective form guides
Rochdale have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.
Cheltenham T. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 3 goals have been registered in this time, with 4 leaked at the wrong end.
Rochdale find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 34 points from their 31 matches. Cheltenham T. see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division Three, showing a record of 39 points from their 31 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the Dale. Score draw
|Rochdale||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Cheltenham T.||Undefeated in last 4 away games.|
5 games since last defeat.