FM Preview: Rochdale v Leyton Orient 29 Oct 2011

Footymad preview History of the Rochdale v Leyton Orient fixture

Rochdale prepare to entertain Leyton Orient at Spotland on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 17 games played, Dale have recorded 8 wins, and Leyton Orient have come away with 7 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Spotland was less than a year ago, in January 2011, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 15 Jan Rochdale 1-1 Leyton Orient League One
2010/2011 Sat 30 Oct Leyton Orient 2 - 1 Rochdale League One
2005/2006 Sat 17 Dec Rochdale 2 - 4 Leyton Orient League Two
2005/2006 Sat 20 Aug Leyton Orient 1 - 4 Rochdale League Two
2004/2005 Sat 09 Apr Rochdale 2 - 0 Leyton Orient League Two
2004/2005 Mon 30 Aug Leyton Orient 2 - 1 Rochdale League Two
2003/2004 Sat 17 Apr Rochdale 3 - 0 Leyton Orient League Division Three

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Recent respective form guides

Rochdale have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.

Leyton Orient have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Rochdale find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 14 points from their 15 matches.

Leyton Orient are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 14 points from 15 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Rochdale 6 1 4 1 8 9 7
Leyton Orient 6 3 3 0 11 8 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Spotland for the Dale and the Madmen are unable to see past Leyton Orient claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Rochdale Drawn last 3 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Leyton Orient Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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