Rochdale prepare to entertain Grimsby Town at Spotland on Saturday afternoon,
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Spotland was less than a year ago, in March 2005, with Rochdale running out comfortable 2-0 winners 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:|
|2005/2006||Tue 06 Dec||Grimsby Town||4 - 1||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Tue 01 Mar||Rochdale||2-0||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Sat 04 Sep||Grimsby Town||0 - 1||Rochdale||LGE2|
|1989/1990||Sat 17 Mar||Rochdale||0 - 1||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|1989/1990||Sat 07 Oct||Grimsby Town||1 - 2||Rochdale||LGE2|
|1988/1989||Sat 11 Feb||Rochdale||0 - 2||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|1988/1989||Sat 24 Sep||Grimsby Town||1 - 3||Rochdale||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Rochdale have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Dale's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.
Grimsby Town's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Rochdale see themselves just below half way in the Coca Cola League Two, showing a record of 39 points from their 31 games played so far, Grimsby Town are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 57 points from their 33 games.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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FootyMad's prediction ...
These are testing times at Spotland for the Dale and the Madmen are unable to see past Grimsby Town claiming victory in a close match.
|Rochdale||Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.|
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Grimsby Town||4 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.