FootyMAD's Morecambe match preview

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History of the Morecambe v Rochdale fixture

Rochdale face a trip to Morecambe at Christie Park on Saturday afternoon, for the first time in their history, and will be hoping to give their new opponents the runaround.

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Recent respective form guides

Morecambe have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.

Rochdale have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Dale's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Morecambe's 16 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Rochdale see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 14 points from their 11 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

A creditable return from recent away games for Dale could well see them head back from Christie Park with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Morecambe Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Rochdale Undefeated in last 5 away games.