FootyMAD's Chesterfield match preview

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Last updated : 29 February 2008
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History of the Rochdale v Chesterfield fixture

Rochdale play host to Chesterfield at Spotland on Saturday afternoon,

The last time the two teams met at Rochdale was back in October 2000, over five years ago, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw 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:
2007/2008Wed 16 JanChesterfield3 - 4RochdaleLGE2
2000/2001Sat 17 MarChesterfield1 - 1RochdaleLGE2
2000/2001Tue 17 OctRochdale2-2ChesterfieldLGE2
1999/2000Tue 24 AugChesterfield2 - 1RochdaleLGEC
1999/2000Tue 10 AugRochdale1 - 2ChesterfieldLGEC
1995/1996Tue 28 NovChesterfield2 - 1RochdaleASSM
1994/1995Sat 10 DecChesterfield2 - 2RochdaleLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Rochdale's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Dale have scored 5, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

Chesterfield's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Spireites have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Rochdale lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 50 points from their 31 games so far. Chesterfield lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 51 from their 34 games so far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Rochdale62049106
Chesterfield61237115

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from Rochdale at home in recent games, and, though I cannot see a run starting here, I do think the Dale will at least gain a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Rochdale Been beaten in each of their previous 4 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 11 .
Chesterfield Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

Rochdale Match Reports

Sky Bet League One Wed 21st February 00:00

Rochdale P - P Milton Keynes Dons

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