FootyMAD's Morecambe match preview

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Last updated : 17 October 2008
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History of the Morecambe v Rochdale fixture

Rochdale face a trip to Morecambe at Christie Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The only previous meeting between the two sides yielded a draw.

The only previous meeting between Morecambe and Rochdale at was less than a year ago, in October 2007, 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:
2007/2008Sat 19 AprRochdale1 - 0MorecambeLGE2
2007/2008Sat 27 OctMorecambe1 - 1RochdaleLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Morecambe's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Shrimps have scored 7, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

Rochdale's away form is none too clever either, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Dale's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Morecambe find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 8 points from their 10 matches. Rochdale's 13 points from 10 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Morecambe60516115
Rochdale62311099

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Dale out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Morecambe. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Morecambe Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Rochdale Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

Rochdale Match Reports

Sky Bet League One Sat 9th December 15:00

Bradford City 4 - 3 Rochdale

Last game - Match Centre


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