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 15 previous games, with the Dale winning just 3.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Spotland was less than a year ago, in April 2008, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-2 thriller, in a League Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Tue 28 Oct||Notts. County||1 - 2||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Tue 08 Apr||Rochdale||4-2||Notts. County||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Mar||Notts. County||1 - 0||Rochdale||LGE2|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Rochdale are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Dale in those games, with 7 conceded.
In complete contrast to Rochdale, Notts. County are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Magpies have hit 6 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Rochdale's 39 points from 25 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Notts. County see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 32 points from their 27 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Rochdale may be coming up against a decent side in Notts. County, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Dale. Home Win
|Rochdale||Unbeaten in the last 10 home games.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Notts. County||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.