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History of the Peterborough United v Rochdale fixture

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:
2002/2003Sat 16 NovRochdale3 - 2PeterboroughFAC
1999/2000Tue 18 AprRochdale1 - 2PeterboroughLGE2
1999/2000Sat 01 AprPeterborough3 - 3RochdaleLGE2
1998/1999Sat 03 AprRochdale0 - 3PeterboroughLGE2
1998/1999Sat 17 OctPeterborough2 - 0RochdaleLGE2
1997/1998Sat 17 JanPeterborough3 - 1RochdaleLGE2
1997/1998Sat 30 AugRochdale1 - 2PeterboroughLGE2

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

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

Sequence statistics:
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.