Rochdale face a trip to Cheltenham Town at Whaddon Road on Saturday afternoon, and will hope to continue their unbeaten record at the ground. Victory has been gained on 3 of the 4 previous occassions for Dale.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2003, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners 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:|
|2004/2005||Sat 16 Oct||Rochdale||1 - 2||Cheltenham T.||LGE2|
|2003/2004||Sat 21 Feb||Rochdale||0 - 0||Cheltenham T.||LGE2|
|2003/2004||Sat 18 Oct||Cheltenham T.||0 - 2||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2001/2002||Sat 23 Mar||Cheltenham T.||1 - 1||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2001/2002||Tue 23 Oct||Rochdale||2 - 2||Cheltenham T.||LGE2|
|2000/2001||Fri 23 Mar||Rochdale||1 - 1||Cheltenham T.||LGE2|
|2000/2001||Sat 21 Oct||Cheltenham T.||0 - 2||Rochdale||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Cheltenham Town have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Rochdale have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Dale's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Cheltenham T.'s 41 points from 30 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Rochdale lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 42 from their 29 games so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Not a lot has been going right generally for Rochdale on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Cheltenham T.. Score draw
|Cheltenham T.||4 games since last home draw.|
|Rochdale||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.