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:|
|2006/2007||Sat 17 Feb||Notts. County||1 - 2||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Sat 19 Aug||Rochdale||0-1||Notts. County||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Sat 22 Apr||Notts. County||1 - 1||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Sat 15 Oct||Rochdale||3 - 0||Notts. County||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Mon 03 Jan||Notts. County||0 - 0||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Sat 25 Sep||Rochdale||0 - 3||Notts. County||LGE2|
|1997/1998||Sat 10 Jan||Rochdale||1 - 2||Notts. County||LGE2|
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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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
|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.|