FM Preview: Notts. County v Rochdale 26 Dec 2010

Last updated : 25 December 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Notts. County v Rochdale fixture

Notts. County prepare to entertain Rochdale at Meadow Lane on Sunday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 17 games played, Magpies have recorded 8 wins, and Rochdale have come away with 2 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Meadow Lane was less than a year ago, in April 2010, the Magpies carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Tue 20 AprNotts. County1-0RochdaleLGE2
2009/2010Tue 24 NovRochdale2 - 1Notts. CountyLGE2
2008/2009Tue 27 JanRochdale3 - 0Notts. CountyLGE2
2008/2009Tue 28 OctNotts. County1 - 2RochdaleLGE2
2007/2008Tue 08 AprRochdale4 - 2Notts. CountyLGE2
2007/2008Sat 22 MarNotts. County1 - 0RochdaleLGE2
2006/2007Sat 17 FebNotts. County1 - 2RochdaleLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Notts. County are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Magpies in those games, with 5 conceded.

The away form of Rochdale is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Dale have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Notts. County are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 22 points from 18 matches. Rochdale find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 22 points from their 19 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

With the Magpies being in decent shape at home at the moment, I am pleased to predict that this match should result in nothing other than a comfortable home win. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Notts. County Won 3 successive home games.
19 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 18 .
Rochdale Not won in previous 7 away matches.
No win in the 7 most recent games.