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 53 games played, Dale have recorded 14 wins, and Lincoln City have come away with 25 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2006, with Lincoln City annihilating their visitors 7 - 1 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:|
|2007/2008||Sat 05 Jan||Rochdale||0 - 2||Lincoln City||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Sat 31 Mar||Rochdale||2 - 0||Lincoln City||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Sat 21 Oct||Lincoln City||7 - 1||Rochdale||LGE2|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Lincoln City have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The The Red Imps's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.
The away form of Rochdale however, is much more impressive, remaining unbeaten in their last six, winning five and drawing the one. Those games have seen the Dale pummel 14 goals, and let in 5.
Lincoln City find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 31 points from their 30 matches. Rochdale lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 47 from their 27 games so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Rochdale are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Lincoln City. Away win
|Lincoln City||4 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Rochdale||4 successive away victories.|
5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.