FootyMAD's Rochdale match preview

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Last updated : 23 January 2006
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History of the Torquay United v Rochdale fixture

Torquay Utd. are ready to welcome Rochdale to Plainmoor on Tuesday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 27 wins out of 37 previous matches.

The previous match played between the two at Plainmoor was within the last three years, in August 2003, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a League Division Three match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 03 SepRochdale4 - 1Torquay Utd.LGE2
2003/2004Sat 03 JanRochdale1 - 0Torquay Utd.LGE2
2003/2004Mon 25 AugTorquay Utd.1-3RochdaleLGE2
2002/2003Sat 05 AprRochdale0 - 2Torquay Utd.LGE2
2002/2003Sat 30 NovTorquay Utd.2 - 2RochdaleLGE2
2001/2002Mon 01 AprTorquay Utd.3 - 0RochdaleLGE2
2001/2002Sat 03 NovRochdale2 - 0Torquay Utd.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Torquay United remain unbeaten in their last six home games, though five of those have been draws. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 12 to 11.

The away form of Rochdale is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! While the Dale have hit 5 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Torquay Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 24 points from 27 matches. Rochdale see themselves just below half way in the Coca Cola League Two, showing a record of 34 points from their 27 games played so far,

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

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

Torquay Utd. are not exactly setting the world alight at Plainmoor at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Rochdale in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Torquay Utd. Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Rochdale Lost each of the previous 6 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 8 most recent games.