Rochdale prepare to entertain Northampton Town at Spotland on Monday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 25 games played, Dale have recorded 10 wins, and Northampton have come away with 6 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Spotland was less than a year ago, in March 2005, the Dale carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Tue 08 Mar||Rochdale||1-0||Northampton||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Sat 23 Oct||Northampton||5 - 1||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2003/2004||Sat 14 Feb||Northampton||3 - 1||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2003/2004||Sat 11 Oct||Rochdale||1 - 1||Northampton||LGE2|
|1999/2000||Mon 24 Apr||Rochdale||0 - 3||Northampton||LGE2|
|1999/2000||Sat 02 Oct||Northampton||0 - 1||Rochdale||LGE2|
|1996/1997||Sat 15 Feb||Rochdale||1 - 1||Northampton||LGE2|
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 12 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 13.
Northampton have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Cobblers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 9 against.
Rochdale lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca Cola League Two, picking up 33 points from their 24 games so far. Northampton's total of 38 points from their 24 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca Cola League Two.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Your FootyMad panel thinks that Rochdale's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Northampton. Away win
|Rochdale||Latest 5 games ended in defeat.|
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
|Northampton||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.