FootyMAD's Rochdale match preview

Last updated : 08 April 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Rochdale v Barnet fixture

Barnet face a trip to Rochdale at Spotland on Monday afternoon, hoping to improve on a record of draws against their opponents.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2006, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Two match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 18 NovBarnet3 - 2RochdaleLGE2
2005/2006Tue 25 AprRochdale1 - 1BarnetLGE2
2005/2006Sat 24 SepBarnet1 - 1RochdaleLGE2
2000/2001Sat 21 AprBarnet3 - 0RochdaleLGE2
2000/2001Sat 04 NovRochdale0 - 0BarnetLGE2
1999/2000Sat 06 MayRochdale1 - 1BarnetLGE2
1999/2000Sat 09 OctBarnet1 - 0RochdaleLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Rochdale are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, During these games, Dale have smashed 13 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 2.

In complete contrast to Rochdale, Barnet are having a torrid time on their travels, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Bees have conceded 11 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Rochdale's 56 points from 41 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Barnet see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 52 points from their 41 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Dale, as the Bees have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Rochdale Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Barnet Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.