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History of the Rochdale v Peterborough United fixture

Rochdale prepare to entertain Peterborough United at Spotland on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 7 of the 20 previous games, with the Dale winning just 6.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Spotland was just last season, in December 2006, with Peterborough inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Dale in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 11 AugPeterborough3 - 0RochdaleLGE2
2006/2007Sat 05 MayPeterborough3 - 3RochdaleLGE2
2006/2007Sat 09 DecRochdale0-1PeterboroughLGE2
2005/2006Mon 17 AprRochdale1 - 0PeterboroughLGE2
2005/2006Sat 22 OctPeterborough3 - 1RochdaleLGE2
2002/2003Sat 16 NovRochdale3 - 2PeterboroughFAC
1999/2000Tue 18 AprRochdale1 - 2PeterboroughLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Rochdale have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.

The Posh have had a decent run of form away from home recently, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Posh, and 9 goals against.

Rochdale's total of 47 points from their 26 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League Two. Peterborough are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 49 points from 27 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the Dale. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Rochdale Won their latest 4 matches.
Peterborough No sequences of note