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History of the Aldershot Town v Rochdale fixture

Aldershot Tn. prepare to entertain Rochdale at Recreation Ground on Tuesday evening, hoping to break their duck against the visitors. The Shots lost the only previous game contested between the two teams.

The only previous meeting between Aldershot Tn. and Rochdale at was less than a year ago, in January 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 2-4 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:
2009/2010Sat 15 AugRochdale1 - 0Aldershot Tn.LGE2
2008/2009Sat 31 JanAldershot Tn.2-4RochdaleLGE2
2008/2009Sat 25 OctRochdale3 - 1Aldershot Tn.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Aldershot Town have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. The The Shots have scored 10 and conceded 3 during this period.

Rochdale's away form is equally impressive, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. Those games have seen the Dale pummel 17 goals, and let in 7.

Aldershot Tn. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 36 points from their 22 games so far. Rochdale are leading the way in the Coca-Cola League Two, with their 24 games giving them a return of 51 points.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Aldershot Tn.6312121010
Rochdale651019416

FootyMad's prediction ...

Aldershot Tn. may be in prime form at home, but the quality of the opposition suggests to me that Rochdale are going to come away with all the points in this one. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Aldershot Tn. 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Rochdale Undefeated in last 7 away games.
9 games since last defeat.