FM Preview: Leyton Orient v Rochdale 30 Oct 2010

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History of the Leyton Orient v Rochdale fixture

Rochdale travel to take on Leyton Orient at Matchroom Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 11 out of 16 times.

The last time the two teams met at Leyton Orient was back in August 2005, over five years ago, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 4 winners in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 17 DecRochdale2 - 4Leyton OrientLGE2
2005/2006Sat 20 AugLeyton Orient1 - 4RochdaleLGE2
2004/2005Sat 09 AprRochdale2 - 0Leyton OrientLGE2
2004/2005Mon 30 AugLeyton Orient2 - 1RochdaleLGE2
2003/2004Sat 17 AprRochdale3 - 0Leyton OrientLGE2
2003/2004Sat 01 NovLeyton Orient2 - 1RochdaleLGE2
2002/2003Tue 25 FebLeyton Orient0 - 1RochdaleLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Leyton Orient have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These games have seen the O's score just 6 goals, though they have conceded 2.

Rochdale have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Dale's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.

Leyton Orient are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower League One with a return of just 13 points from their 13 games thus far. Rochdale's 19 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Dale has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Leyton Orient. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Leyton Orient Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Rochdale Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.