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History of the Rochdale v Notts. County fixture

Rochdale prepare to entertain Notts. County at Spotland on Tuesday evening, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 7 of the 14 previous games, with the Dale winning just 2.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Spotland was just last season, in August 2006, with Notts. County inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Dale in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 17 FebNotts. County1 - 2RochdaleLGE2
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

Recent respective form guides

Rochdale have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Dale have scored 6, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.

Notts. County have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. Only 3 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.

Rochdale lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 50 points from their 30 games so far. Notts. County are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 33 from their 32 matches played.

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

Rochdale are not exactly setting the world alight at Spotland at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Notts. County in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Rochdale Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 10 .
Notts. County Undefeated in last 4 away games.