FootyMAD's Lincoln City match preview

History of the Lincoln City v Rochdale fixture

Rochdale face a trip to Lincoln City at Sincil Bank Stadium on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 49 games played, Dale have recorded 14 wins, and Lincoln City have come away with 23 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2003, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 03 AprRochdale0 - 3Lincoln CityLGE2
2003/2004Sat 27 SepLincoln City1 - 1RochdaleLGE2
2002/2003Tue 21 JanRochdale0 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2002/2003Tue 13 AugLincoln City2 - 0RochdaleLGE2
2001/2002Sat 13 AprLincoln City1 - 1RochdaleLGE2
2001/2002Sat 24 NovRochdale2 - 2Lincoln CityLGE2
2000/2001Mon 23 AprRochdale3 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Lincoln City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the The Red Imps in those games, with 7 conceded.

Rochdale have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Lincoln City see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 17 points from their 13 games played so far, Rochdale are currently lying in 20th place in Coca-Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 14 from their 13 matches played.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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

Sequence statistics:
Lincoln City Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Rochdale Not won in previous 2 away matches.