FM Preview: Rochdale v Charlton Athletic 29 Mar 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 28th March 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Rochdale and Charlton Athletic at 19:45 on 29th March 2011 in the League One.
History of the Rochdale v Charlton Athletic fixture
Charlton Athletic travel to take on Rochdale at Spotland on Tuesday evening, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 2 of the 4 previous games, with the hosts winning just 1.
The last time the two teams met at Rochdale was way back in the black-and-white days of March 1974, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Third Division match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2004/2005||Sat 08 Jan||Charlton Ath.||4 - 1||Rochdale||F.A. Cup|
|1973/1974||Sat 16 Mar||Rochdale||1-1||Charlton Ath.||Third Division|
|1973/1974||Sat 20 Oct||Charlton Ath.||3 - 0||Rochdale||Third Division|
|1972/1973||Sat 06 Jan||Charlton Ath.||1 - 0||Rochdale||Third Division|
|1972/1973||Sat 26 Aug||Rochdale||0 - 2||Charlton Ath.||Third Division|
|1961/1962||Tue 14 Nov||Rochdale||1 - 0||Charlton Ath.||League Cup|
|1954/1955||Sat 08 Jan||Rochdale||1 - 3||Charlton Ath.||F.A. Cup|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Rochdale have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
The away form of Charlton Athletic is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Addicks have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Rochdale lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower League One, picking up 54 points from their 36 games so far.
Charlton Athletic's 50 points from 37 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Dale, as the Addicks have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Rochdale||6 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Charlton Athletic||Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 10 most recent games.
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