FootyMAD's Lincoln City match preview

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Last updated : 04 January 2008
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History of the Rochdale v Lincoln City fixture

Rochdale prepare to entertain Lincoln City at Spotland on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 53 games played, Dale have recorded 23 wins, and Lincoln City have come away with 15 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Spotland was less than a year ago, in March 2007, 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:
2006/2007Sat 31 MarRochdale2-0Lincoln CityLGE2
2006/2007Sat 21 OctLincoln City7 - 1RochdaleLGE2
2005/2006Sat 06 MayLincoln City1 - 1RochdaleLGE2
2005/2006Sat 29 OctRochdale1 - 2Lincoln CityLGE2
2004/2005Sat 12 FebRochdale3 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2004/2005Tue 19 OctLincoln City1 - 1RochdaleLGE2
2003/2004Sat 03 AprRochdale0 - 3Lincoln CityLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Rochdale have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These games have seen the Dale score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

The away form of Lincoln City is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the The Red Imps have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Rochdale lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 35 points from their 21 games so far. Lincoln City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 19 points from 24 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Rochdale642013614
Lincoln City61147124

FootyMad's prediction ...

With the Dale being in decent shape at home at the moment, I am pleased to predict that this match should result in nothing other than a comfortable home win. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Rochdale Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
Lincoln City Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

Rochdale Match Reports

Sky Bet League One Sat 20th January 00:00

Rochdale P - P Southend United

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