Rochdale are ready to welcome Mansfield Town to Spotland on Saturday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 41 games played, Dale have recorded 20 wins, and Mansfield Town have come away with 8 victories.
The previous match played between the two at Spotland was within the last three years, in September 2001, with Rochdale running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a League Division Three match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Fri 26 Dec||Mansfield Town||1 - 0||Rochdale||LD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 02 Feb||Mansfield Town||3 - 1||Rochdale||LD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 29 Sep||Rochdale||3-1||Mansfield Town||LD3|
|2000/2001||Sat 28 Apr||Rochdale||1 - 0||Mansfield Town||LD3|
|2000/2001||Sat 11 Nov||Mansfield Town||1 - 0||Rochdale||LD3|
|1999/2000||Tue 28 Mar||Mansfield Town||0 - 0||Rochdale||LD3|
|1999/2000||Sun 14 Nov||Rochdale||2 - 1||Mansfield Town||LD3|
Recent respective form guides
Rochdale have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Dale's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Mansfield Town have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Stags's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.
Rochdale are currently lying in 19th place in Nationwide League Division Three having mustered a points tally of 31 from their 29 matches played. Mansfield Town are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 53 points from 28 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its been an indifferent run of form for the Dale of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Mansfield Town, who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win
|Rochdale||Not won in the 4 most recent games.|
|Mansfield Town||Not won in previous 3 away matches.|