History of the Brentford v Rochdale fixture
Brentford prepare to entertain Rochdale at Griffin Park on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 10 wins out of 14 previous matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Griffin Park was just last season, in August 2010, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a League One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 26 Nov||Rochdale||1 - 2||Brentford||League One|
|2010/2011||Sat 16 Apr||Rochdale||0 - 1||Brentford||League One|
|2010/2011||Sat 28 Aug||Brentford||1-3||Rochdale||League One|
|2008/2009||Sat 21 Feb||Rochdale||1 - 2||Brentford||League Two|
|2008/2009||Sat 01 Nov||Brentford||1 - 2||Rochdale||League Two|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Mar||Brentford||0 - 2||Rochdale||League Two|
|2007/2008||Sat 20 Oct||Rochdale||1 - 1||Brentford||League Two|
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Recent respective form guides
Brentford have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Bees, with 7 goals against.
The away form of Rochdale is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Dale have hit 4 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Brentford's 47 points from 36 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
Rochdale are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League One with a return of just 34 points from their 38 games thus far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Rochdale is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Bees in a close run game. Home Win
|Brentford||5 games since last home draw.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Rochdale||Not won in previous 10 away matches.
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