FM Preview: Milton Keynes Dons v Rochdale 05 Nov 2011

Footymad preview History of the Milton Keynes Dons v Rochdale fixture

Milton Keynes Dons prepare to entertain Rochdale at Stadium:MK on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having managed to conjure up a win from 6 of the previous 8 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stadium:MK was just last season, in September 2010, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 05 Mar Rochdale 1 - 4 Milton Keynes League One
2010/2011 Sat 18 Sep Milton Keynes 1-1 Rochdale League One
2007/2008 Sat 26 Jan Milton Keynes 0 - 1 Rochdale League Two
2007/2008 Sat 01 Sep Rochdale 3 - 2 Milton Keynes League Two
2006/2007 Sat 27 Jan Rochdale 5 - 0 Milton Keynes League Two
2006/2007 Sat 23 Dec Milton Keynes 2 - 1 Rochdale League Two
1987/1988 Tue 06 Oct Wimbledon 2 - 1 Rochdale League Cup

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

Recent respective form guides

Milton Keynes Dons remain unbeaten in their last six home games, though five of those have been draws. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Dons in those games, with 7 conceded.

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 9 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Milton Keynes Dons's total of 27 points from their 16 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League One.

Rochdale are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League One with a return of just 14 points from their 16 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Milton Keynes Dons 6 2 2 2 9 6 8
Rochdale 6 0 4 2 6 10 4

For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here

FootyMad's prediction ...

Milton Keynes Dons are not exactly setting the world alight at Stadium:MK at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Rochdale in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Milton Keynes Dons Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Rochdale Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 6 most recent games.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here