Rochdale face a trip to Cheltenham Town at Whaddon Road on Saturday afternoon, looking to further improve upon a decent past record there. So far, the Dale have beating their opponents 3 times from 5 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in February 2005, with Cheltenham T. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a League Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 13 Aug||Rochdale||1 - 1||Cheltenham T.||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Sat 05 Feb||Cheltenham T.||2 - 0||Rochdale||LGE2|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Cheltenham Town have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Robins's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
The away form of Rochdale is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Dale have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Cheltenham T.'s total of 50 points from their 33 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca Cola League Two. Rochdale see themselves just below half way in the Coca Cola League Two, showing a record of 39 points from their 31 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Robins, as the Dale have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Cheltenham T.||5 games since last home draw.|
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Rochdale||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|
No win in the 3 most recent games.