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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 two previous games have resulted in one drawn game and one defeat for the Dale.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2009, as the Daggers edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 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:
2008/2009Sat 24 JanDag. & Red.3 - 2RochdaleLGE2
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 are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Daggers, with 4 goals against.

Rochdale's away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Those games have seen the Dale pummel 13 goals, and let in 5.

Dag. & Red. are leading the way in the Coca-Cola League Two, with their 16 games giving them a return of 32 points. Rochdale are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League Two, and have accumulated 29 points from the 16 games they have played so far.

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

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

Rochdale are certainly at their peak on the road, though your FootyMad panel sees this as a stern test, and one from which they may have to settle for a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Dag. & Red. Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Rochdale Undefeated in last 3 away games.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.