Grimsby Town face a trip to Rochdale at Spotland on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 22 games played, Mighty Mariners have recorded 8 wins, and Rochdale have come away with 11 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in February 2009, with Rochdale running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a League Two match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 17 Oct||Grimsby Town||0 - 2||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2008/2009||Sat 28 Feb||Rochdale||2 - 0||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|2008/2009||Sat 09 Aug||Grimsby Town||0 - 0||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Sat 05 Apr||Rochdale||3 - 1||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Fri 12 Oct||Grimsby Town||1 - 2||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Mon 01 Jan||Grimsby Town||0 - 4||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Tue 12 Sep||Rochdale||1 - 0||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Rochdale have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Dale in those games, with 5 conceded.
The away form of Grimsby Town is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While the Mighty Mariners have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Rochdale are leading the way in the Coca-Cola League Two, with their 36 games giving them a return of 75 points. Grimsby Town are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League Two with a return of just 31 points from their 37 games thus far.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Mighty Mariners are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Rochdale. Home win
|Rochdale||Unbeaten run of 5 matches.|
|Grimsby Town||Not won in previous 13 away matches.|