FootyMAD's Grimsby Town match preview

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Last updated : 28 February 2005
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History of the Rochdale v Grimsby Town fixture

Rochdale play host to Grimsby Town at Spotland on Tuesday evening, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 8 of the 17 previous games, with the Dale winning just 7.

The last time the two teams met at Rochdale was more than a decade ago, in March 1990, with Grimsby Town inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Dale in a Fourth Division match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 04 SepGrimsby Town0 - 1RochdaleLGE2
1989/1990Sat 17 MarRochdale0-1Grimsby TownLGE2
1989/1990Sat 07 OctGrimsby Town1 - 2RochdaleLGE2
1988/1989Sat 11 FebRochdale0 - 2Grimsby TownLGE2
1988/1989Sat 24 SepGrimsby Town1 - 3RochdaleLGE2
1978/1979Tue 13 MarRochdale2 - 5Grimsby TownLGE2
1978/1979Sat 30 SepGrimsby Town4 - 0RochdaleLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Rochdale haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Dale in those games, with 5 conceded.

Grimsby Town have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Mariners's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Rochdale see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 46 points from their 33 games played so far, Grimsby Town see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 46 points from their 34 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Grimsby Town63126710

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the Dale. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Rochdale Unbeaten in the last 10 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Grimsby Town Not won in previous 2 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.

Rochdale Match Reports

Sky Bet League One Wed 21st February 19:45

Rochdale 0 - 0 Milton Keynes Dons

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