FM Preview: Barnet v Rochdale 23 Feb 2013
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 22nd February 2013
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Barnet and Rochdale at 15:00 on 23rd February 2013 in the League Two.
History of the Barnet v Rochdale fixture
Barnet are ready to welcome Rochdale to Underhill on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 10 wins out of 15 previous matches.
The previous match played between the two at Underhill was within the last three years, in May 2010, the Bees carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Sat 01 Sep||Rochdale||2 - 0||Barnet||League Two|
|2009/2010||Sat 08 May||Barnet||1-0||Rochdale||League Two|
|2009/2010||Sat 10 Oct||Rochdale||2 - 1||Barnet||League Two|
|2008/2009||Tue 03 Mar||Barnet||2 - 1||Rochdale||League Two|
|2008/2009||Tue 18 Nov||Rochdale||3 - 2||Barnet||F.A. Cup|
|2008/2009||Sat 08 Nov||Barnet||1 - 1||Rochdale||F.A. Cup|
|2008/2009||Sat 16 Aug||Rochdale||3 - 1||Barnet||League Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Barnet have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.
The away form of Rochdale is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Dale have hit 10 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Barnet are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 33 points from 32 matches.
Rochdale find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 41 points from their 32 matches.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but we think that Bees's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Rochdale. Home Win
|Barnet||No sequences of note|
|Rochdale||Not won in previous 3 away matches.
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