FootyMAD's Rochdale match preview

Last updated : 26 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Rochdale v Milton Keynes Dons fixture

Milton Keynes travel to take on Rochdale at Spotland on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 5 games played, The Dons have recorded 1 wins, and Rochdale have come away with 2 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Rochdale was well over fifteen years ago, back in September 1987, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 23 DecMilton Keynes2 - 1RochdaleLGE2
1987/1988Tue 06 OctWimbledon2 - 1RochdaleLGEC
1987/1988Tue 22 SepRochdale1 - 1WimbledonLGEC
1982/1983Sat 11 DecRochdale0 - 2WimbledonLGE2
1982/1983Tue 19 OctWimbledon3 - 0RochdaleLGE2
1980/1981Tue 28 AprWimbledon4 - 1RochdaleLGE2
1980/1981Tue 21 OctRochdale2 - 0WimbledonLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Rochdale are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Dale in those games, with 5 conceded.

The The Dons have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the The Dons, and 6 goals against.

Rochdale are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League Two with a return of just 28 points from their 28 games thus far. Milton Keynes are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League Two, and have accumulated 55 points from the 29 games they have played so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Milton Keynes631210510

FootyMad's prediction ...

Milton Keynes are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Rochdale Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Milton Keynes 6 games since last away draw.