Rochdale travel to take on Walsall at Bescot Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 24 games played, Dale have recorded 8 wins, and Walsall have come away with 12 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Walsall was more than a decade ago, in April 1995, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Division Three match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 05 Aug||Rochdale||0 - 1||Walsall||LGE2|
|1994/1995||Sat 15 Apr||Walsall||0 - 0||Rochdale||LGE2|
|1994/1995||Tue 27 Dec||Rochdale||0 - 2||Walsall||LGE2|
|1994/1995||Sat 12 Nov||Walsall||3 - 0||Rochdale||FAC|
|1993/1994||Sat 15 Jan||Walsall||1 - 0||Rochdale||LGE2|
|1993/1994||Sat 16 Oct||Rochdale||0 - 0||Walsall||LGE2|
|1992/1993||Sat 01 May||Walsall||3 - 1||Rochdale||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Walsall have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.
Rochdale have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Dale's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 5 against.
Walsall are leading the way in the Coca-Cola League Two, with their 30 games giving them a return of 63 points. Rochdale find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 31 points from their 29 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Saddlers, as the Dale have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Walsall||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
|Rochdale||No sequences of note|