FM Preview: Rochdale v Chesterfield 02 Feb 2013
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 1st February 2013
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Rochdale and Chesterfield at 15:00 on 2nd February 2013 in the League Two.
History of the Rochdale v Chesterfield fixture
Chesterfield face a trip to Rochdale at Spotland on Saturday afternoon,
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Spotland was just last season, in October 2011, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Tue 21 Aug||Chesterfield||1 - 1||Rochdale||League Two|
|2011/2012||Sat 21 Apr||Chesterfield||2 - 1||Rochdale||League One|
|2011/2012||Tue 25 Oct||Rochdale||1-1||Chesterfield||League One|
|2011/2012||Tue 09 Aug||Rochdale||3 - 2||Chesterfield||League Cup|
|2009/2010||Sat 03 Apr||Chesterfield||2 - 0||Rochdale||League Two|
|2009/2010||Sat 14 Nov||Rochdale||2 - 3||Chesterfield||League Two|
|2008/2009||Wed 25 Mar||Chesterfield||3 - 0||Rochdale||League Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Rochdale's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. A generous 11 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Chesterfield's away form is none too clever either, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Spireites have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Rochdale see themselves just below half way in the npower League Two, showing a record of 37 points from their 29 games played so far,
Chesterfield's 39 points from 29 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Spireites out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Rochdale. Away win
|Rochdale||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Chesterfield||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here