FootyMAD's Notts. County match preview

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History of the Rochdale v Notts. County fixture

Rochdale prepare to entertain Notts. County at Spotland on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 12 games played, Dale have recorded 1 wins, and Notts. County have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Spotland was just last season, in September 2004, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Mon 03 JanNotts. County0 - 0RochdaleLGE2
2004/2005Sat 25 SepRochdale0-3Notts. CountyLGE2
1997/1998Sat 10 JanRochdale1 - 2Notts. CountyLGE2
1997/1998Sat 09 AugNotts. County2 - 1RochdaleLGE2
1996/1997Sat 07 DecNotts. County3 - 1RochdaleFAC
1972/1973Sat 10 FebRochdale4 - 1Notts. CountyLGE1
1972/1973Sat 16 SepNotts. County2 - 2RochdaleLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Rochdale are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 9.

Notts. County have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Magpies have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Rochdale are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 23 points from 13 games. Notts. County's 18 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Notts. County is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Dale in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Rochdale 7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Notts. County Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 7 most recent games.