Rochdale prepare to entertain Rotherham United at Spotland on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 33 games played, Dale have recorded 14 wins, and Rotherham U. have come away with 12 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Spotland was less than a year ago, in March 2009, with Rotherham U. inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Dale in a League Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sun 23 Aug||Rotherham U.||2 - 1||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2008/2009||Sat 14 Mar||Rochdale||1-2||Rotherham U.||LGE2|
|2008/2009||Sat 13 Sep||Rotherham U.||2 - 2||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Mon 24 Mar||Rochdale||4 - 1||Rotherham U.||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Sat 08 Dec||Rotherham U.||2 - 4||Rochdale||LGE2|
|1999/2000||Sat 26 Feb||Rochdale||0 - 1||Rotherham U.||LGE2|
|1999/2000||Sat 18 Sep||Rotherham U.||0 - 1||Rochdale||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Rochdale are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Dale, with 7 goals against.
Rotherham U.'s away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The The Millers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 10 against.
Rochdale are leading the way in the Coca-Cola League Two, with their 24 games giving them a return of 51 points. Rotherham U. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League Two, and have accumulated 39 points from the 21 games they have played so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Rotherham U. is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Dale in a close run game. Home Win
|Rochdale||Won 4 successive home games.|
15 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
|Rotherham U.||10 games since last away draw.|