Rochdale face a trip to Oxford United at The Kassam Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve on a record of draws against their opponents.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2002, with Oxford Utd. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a League Division Three match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 29 Nov||Rochdale||1 - 2||Oxford Utd.||LD3|
|2002/2003||Sat 08 Feb||Rochdale||2 - 1||Oxford Utd.||LD3|
|2002/2003||Sat 09 Nov||Oxford Utd.||2 - 0||Rochdale||LD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 19 Jan||Rochdale||1 - 1||Oxford Utd.||LD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 11 Aug||Oxford Utd.||1 - 2||Rochdale||LD3|
|1964/1965||Sat 16 Jan||Oxford Utd.||2 - 2||Rochdale||DIV4|
|1964/1965||Sat 12 Sep||Rochdale||3 - 3||Oxford Utd.||DIV4|
Recent respective form guides
Oxford United losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. These low-scoring games have seen just 3 goals scored and conceded.
Rochdale have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.
Oxford Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Nationwide League Division Three, picking up 68 points from their 45 games so far. Rochdale are currently lying in 20th place in Nationwide League Division Three having mustered a points tally of 50 from their 45 matches played.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Rochdale are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from The Kassam Stadium with a well-deserved point. No-score draw
|Oxford Utd.||Drawn last 3 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
|Rochdale||4 games since last defeat.|