Rochdale travel to take on Peterborough United at London Road Ground on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 17 games played, Dale have recorded 2 wins, and Peterborough have come away with 8 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Peterborough was back in April 2000, over five years ago, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3 - 3 draw in a League Division Three match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2002/2003||Sat 16 Nov||Rochdale||3 - 2||Peterborough||FAC|
|1999/2000||Tue 18 Apr||Rochdale||1 - 2||Peterborough||LGE2|
|1999/2000||Sat 01 Apr||Peterborough||3 - 3||Rochdale||LGE2|
|1998/1999||Sat 03 Apr||Rochdale||0 - 3||Peterborough||LGE2|
|1998/1999||Sat 17 Oct||Peterborough||2 - 0||Rochdale||LGE2|
|1997/1998||Sat 17 Jan||Peterborough||3 - 1||Rochdale||LGE2|
|1997/1998||Sat 30 Aug||Rochdale||1 - 2||Peterborough||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Peterborough United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 in the wrong end.
The Dale have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Dale, and 4 goals against.
Peterborough see themselves just below half way in the Coca Cola League Two, showing a record of 17 points from their 13 games played so far, Rochdale are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 26 points from their 14 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Rochdale are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Peterborough. Away win
|Peterborough||4 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
|Rochdale||Won each of the previous 4 matches.|
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.