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History of the Dagenham & Redbridge v Rochdale fixture

Rochdale face a trip to Dagenham & Redbridge at Victoria Road on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The only previous meeting between the two sides yielded a draw.

The only previous meeting between Dag. & Red. and Rochdale at was less than a year ago, in April 2008, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 04 OctRochdale0 - 2Dag. & Red.LGE2
2007/2008Sat 12 AprDag. & Red.1 - 1RochdaleLGE2
2007/2008Sat 03 NovRochdale1 - 0Dag. & Red.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Dagenham & Redbridge have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. In this time, Daggers have rattled up an impressive 15 goals, and conceded 4.

In complete contrast to Dag. & Red., Rochdale are having a torrid time on their travels, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Dale have hit 4 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Dag. & Red. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 39 points from their 25 games so far. Rochdale's 39 points from 24 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Daggers, as the Dale have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Dag. & Red. 5 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Rochdale Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.