FootyMAD's Leyton Orient match preview

History of the Leyton Orient v Rochdale fixture

Rochdale face a trip to Leyton Orient at Matchroom Stadium on Saturday evening, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having taken no points from 9 of the 13 contests.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2003, with Rochdale inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the O's in a League Division Three match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Tue 25 FebLeyton Orient0 - 1RochdaleLD3
2002/2003Sat 10 AugRochdale1 - 0Leyton OrientLD3
2001/2002Sat 30 MarRochdale3 - 0Leyton OrientLD3
2001/2002Sat 27 OctLeyton Orient4 - 2RochdaleLD3
2000/2001Sun 28 JanRochdale3 - 1Leyton OrientLD3
2000/2001Sat 23 DecLeyton Orient1 - 1RochdaleLD3
1999/2000Sat 18 MarRochdale1 - 4Leyton OrientLD3

Recent respective form guides

Leyton Orient have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The O's's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Rochdale's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Dale have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Leyton Orient find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 18 points from their 16 matches. Rochdale see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division Three, showing a record of 20 points from their 16 games played so far,

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

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the O's, as the Dale have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Leyton Orient Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Rochdale 5 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.