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:|
|2007/2008||Sat 11 Aug||Peterborough||3 - 0||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Sat 05 May||Peterborough||3 - 3||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Sat 09 Dec||Rochdale||0-1||Peterborough||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Mon 17 Apr||Rochdale||1 - 0||Peterborough||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Sat 22 Oct||Peterborough||3 - 1||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2002/2003||Sat 16 Nov||Rochdale||3 - 2||Peterborough||FAC|
|1999/2000||Tue 18 Apr||Rochdale||1 - 2||Peterborough||LGE2|
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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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
|Rochdale||Won their latest 4 matches.|
|Peterborough||No sequences of note|