Rochdale face a trip to Mansfield Town at Field Mill on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 29 out of 44 times.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2004, the Stags carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 17 Sep||Rochdale||2 - 0||Mansfield Town||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Sat 15 Jan||Rochdale||1 - 1||Mansfield Town||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Sat 18 Sep||Mansfield Town||1 - 0||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2003/2004||Sat 07 Feb||Rochdale||3 - 0||Mansfield Town||LGE2|
|2003/2004||Fri 26 Dec||Mansfield Town||1 - 0||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2001/2002||Sat 02 Feb||Mansfield Town||3 - 1||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2001/2002||Sat 29 Sep||Rochdale||3 - 1||Mansfield Town||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Mansfield Town have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.
The away form of Rochdale is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Dale have hit 7 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Mansfield Town are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 29 points from 27 matches. Rochdale see themselves just below half way in the Coca Cola League Two, showing a record of 34 points from their 26 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Stags, as the Dale have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Mansfield Town||Drawn last 3 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Rochdale||Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.|
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 7 most recent games.