Rochdale pack their bags to visit Torquay United at Plainmoor on Tuesday evening, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 27 out of 37 times.
The previous match played between the two at Plainmoor was within the last three years, in August 2003, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a League Division Three match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 03 Sep||Rochdale||4 - 1||Torquay Utd.||LGE2|
|2003/2004||Sat 03 Jan||Rochdale||1 - 0||Torquay Utd.||LGE2|
|2003/2004||Mon 25 Aug||Torquay Utd.||1 - 3||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2002/2003||Sat 05 Apr||Rochdale||0 - 2||Torquay Utd.||LGE2|
|2002/2003||Sat 30 Nov||Torquay Utd.||2 - 2||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2001/2002||Mon 01 Apr||Torquay Utd.||3 - 0||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2001/2002||Sat 03 Nov||Rochdale||2 - 0||Torquay Utd.||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Torquay United remain unbeaten in their last six home games, though five of those have been draws. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 12 to 11.
The away form of Rochdale is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! While the Dale have hit 5 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Torquay Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 24 points from 27 matches. Rochdale see themselves just below half way in the Coca Cola League Two, showing a record of 34 points from their 27 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Gulls, as the Dale have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Torquay Utd.||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
|Rochdale||Lost each of the previous 6 away matches.|
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 8 most recent games.