Rochdale prepare to entertain Chesterfield at Spotland on Saturday afternoon,
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Spotland was just last season, in September 2008, the Dale carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Two match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Wed 25 Mar||Chesterfield||3 - 0||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2008/2009||Sat 20 Sep||Rochdale||2-1||Chesterfield||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Mar||Rochdale||0 - 1||Chesterfield||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Wed 16 Jan||Chesterfield||3 - 4||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2000/2001||Sat 17 Mar||Chesterfield||1 - 1||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2000/2001||Tue 17 Oct||Rochdale||2 - 2||Chesterfield||LGE2|
|1999/2000||Tue 24 Aug||Chesterfield||2 - 1||Rochdale||LGEC|
Recent respective form guides
Rochdale have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.
Chesterfield have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. The Spireites's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.
Rochdale are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 29 points from their 15 games. Chesterfield's total of 26 points from their 15 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League Two.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
None of the two sides are showing much worthwhile form at present, so the Madmen can look no further than a single point for the Dale. Score draw
|Rochdale||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Chesterfield||7 games since last away draw.|
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.