FM Preview: Rochdale v Leyton Orient 15 Jan 2011

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History of the Rochdale v Leyton Orient fixture

Rochdale play host to Leyton Orient at Spotland on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 16 games played, Dale have recorded 8 wins, and Leyton Orient have come away with 7 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Rochdale was back in December 2005, over five years ago, as the visitors ran out cosy 2-4 winners in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 30 OctLeyton Orient2 - 1RochdaleLGE1
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

Recent respective form guides

Rochdale are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 12 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Leyton Orient however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Rochdale's 31 points from 22 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Leyton Orient are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 27 points from 21 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leyton Orient6411161113

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Rochdale's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Leyton Orient. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Rochdale Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Leyton Orient 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.