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History of the Notts. County v Rochdale fixture

Rochdale face a trip to Notts. County at Meadow Lane on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The Dale have drawn 7 of the 13 contests, but lost the remainder.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2006, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 19 AugRochdale0 - 1Notts. CountyLGE2
2005/2006Sat 22 AprNotts. County1 - 1RochdaleLGE2
2005/2006Sat 15 OctRochdale3 - 0Notts. CountyLGE2
2004/2005Mon 03 JanNotts. County0 - 0RochdaleLGE2
2004/2005Sat 25 SepRochdale0 - 3Notts. CountyLGE2
1997/1998Sat 10 JanRochdale1 - 2Notts. CountyLGE2
1997/1998Sat 09 AugNotts. County2 - 1RochdaleLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Notts. County have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 9.

Rochdale have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Dale's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

Notts. County lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 46 points from their 32 games so far. Rochdale are currently lying in 20th place in Coca-Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 32 from their 30 matches played.

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

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Magpies, as the Dale have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Notts. County Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Rochdale Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.