Rochdale face a trip to Lincoln City at Sincil Bank Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 51 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 less than a year ago, in May 2006, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 06 May||Lincoln City||1 - 1||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Sat 29 Oct||Rochdale||1 - 2||Lincoln City||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Sat 12 Feb||Rochdale||3 - 1||Lincoln City||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Tue 19 Oct||Lincoln City||1 - 1||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2003/2004||Sat 03 Apr||Rochdale||0 - 3||Lincoln City||LGE2|
|2003/2004||Sat 27 Sep||Lincoln City||1 - 1||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2002/2003||Tue 21 Jan||Rochdale||0 - 1||Lincoln City||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Lincoln City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.
The Dale have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. Those games have seen the Dale pummel 12 goals, and let in 3.
Lincoln City are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 29 points from their 14 games. Rochdale's 17 points from 14 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
An interesting game for the Dale to play at the moment, and one from which I believe will see Rochdale take away one point. Score draw
|Lincoln City||Unbeaten run of 3 matches.|
|Rochdale||Undefeated in last 6 away games.|
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.