Rochdale face a trip to Grimsby Town at Blundell Park on Friday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Dale will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 13 and win only 4 of the 21 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2007, where Rochdale annihilated the Dale 0 - 4 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:|
|2006/2007||Mon 01 Jan||Grimsby Town||0 - 4||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Tue 12 Sep||Rochdale||1 - 0||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Tue 21 Mar||Rochdale||2 - 2||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Grimsby Town have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Mighty Mariners in those games, with 7 conceded.
Rochdale have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The Dale's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.
Grimsby Town are currently lying in 20th place in Coca-Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 10 from their 10 matches played. Rochdale are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 10 from their 9 matches played.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
An indifferent set of results for Rochdale on the road, and I believe this game is only going to yield a solitary point for the Dale. Score draw
|Grimsby Town||Not won in the 3 most recent games.|
|Rochdale||Undefeated in last 4 away games.|
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.