Bradford City pack their bags to visit Rochdale at Spotland on Saturday afternoon,
The previous match played between the two at Spotland was within the last three years, in August 2005, where Bradford City annihilated the Bantams 0 - 5 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:|
|2005/2006||Tue 23 Aug||Rochdale||0 - 5||Bradford City||LGEC|
|1982/1983||Wed 27 Oct||Bradford City||4 - 0||Rochdale||LGEC|
|1982/1983||Tue 05 Oct||Rochdale||0 - 1||Bradford City||LGEC|
|1981/1982||Sat 01 May||Rochdale||1 - 1||Bradford City||LGE2|
|1981/1982||Wed 30 Sep||Bradford City||2 - 0||Rochdale||LGE2|
|1980/1981||Sun 08 Mar||Bradford City||2 - 1||Rochdale||LGE2|
|1980/1981||Sat 20 Sep||Rochdale||0 - 2||Bradford City||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Rochdale 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, 6 to 5.
Bradford City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Bantams, and 8 goals against.
Rochdale lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 41 points from their 24 games so far. Bradford City find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 30 points from their 24 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Neither team is setting the world alight, and I think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Dale. Home win
|Rochdale||Not drawn a match in their last 4 .|
|Bradford City||Last drawn game 6 outings ago.|