Notts. County face a trip to Rochdale at Spotland on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 12 games played, Magpies have recorded 6 wins, and Rochdale have come away with 1 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2004, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 3 winners in a League Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Mon 03 Jan||Notts. County||0 - 0||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Sat 25 Sep||Rochdale||0 - 3||Notts. County||LGE2|
|1997/1998||Sat 10 Jan||Rochdale||1 - 2||Notts. County||LGE2|
|1997/1998||Sat 09 Aug||Notts. County||2 - 1||Rochdale||LGE2|
|1996/1997||Sat 07 Dec||Notts. County||3 - 1||Rochdale||FAC|
|1972/1973||Sat 10 Feb||Rochdale||4 - 1||Notts. County||LGE1|
|1972/1973||Sat 16 Sep||Notts. County||2 - 2||Rochdale||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Rochdale are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 9.
Notts. County have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Magpies have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Rochdale are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 23 points from 13 games. Notts. County's 18 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Dale, as the Magpies have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Rochdale||7 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Notts. County||Not won in previous 4 away matches.|
No win in the 7 most recent games.