Rochdale prepare to entertain Macclesfield Town at Spotland on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 12 games played, Dale have recorded 6 wins, and Macclesfield have come away with 2 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Spotland was just last season, in November 2008, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline 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:|
|2008/2009||Sat 14 Feb||Macclesfield||0 - 1||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2008/2009||Sat 15 Nov||Rochdale||1-1||Macclesfield||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Dec||Macclesfield||2 - 2||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Sep||Rochdale||1 - 1||Macclesfield||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Sat 21 Apr||Rochdale||5 - 0||Macclesfield||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Tue 05 Dec||Macclesfield||1 - 0||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Sat 11 Mar||Macclesfield||1 - 3||Rochdale||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Rochdale have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 10.
Macclesfield have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The The Silkmen's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.
Rochdale are leading the way in the Coca-Cola League Two, with their 19 games giving them a return of 38 points. Macclesfield are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 20 from their 18 matches played.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that Dale's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Macclesfield. Home Win
|Rochdale||12 games since last home draw.|
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Macclesfield||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|
No win in the 6 most recent games.