FootyMAD's Rochdale match preview

Last updated : 20 October 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Lincoln City v Rochdale fixture

Lincoln City prepare to entertain Rochdale at Sincil Bank Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 51 games played, The Red Imps have recorded 23 wins, and Rochdale have come away with 14 victories.

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

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 06 MayLincoln City1-1RochdaleLGE2
2005/2006Sat 29 OctRochdale1 - 2Lincoln CityLGE2
2004/2005Sat 12 FebRochdale3 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2004/2005Tue 19 OctLincoln City1 - 1RochdaleLGE2
2003/2004Sat 03 AprRochdale0 - 3Lincoln CityLGE2
2003/2004Sat 27 SepLincoln City1 - 1RochdaleLGE2
2002/2003Tue 21 JanRochdale0 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Lincoln City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.

The Dale have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. Those games have seen the Dale pummel 12 goals, and let in 3.

Lincoln City are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 29 points from their 14 games. Rochdale's 17 points from 14 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

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

Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the The Red Imps. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Lincoln City Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Rochdale Undefeated in last 6 away games.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.