Rochdale
Rochdale
Doncaster Rovers
Doncaster Rovers
2021-05-01 14:00:00
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Rochdale vs Doncaster Rovers Live Stream, Predictions

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Full-Time Result Prediction
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Rochdale to Win

The League One clash at Crown Oil Arena on Saturday will see home side Rochdale lock horns with Doncaster Rovers.

Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Rochdale v Doncaster Rovers can be seen below - along with the latest match odds.

Both Teams to Score Prediction
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Yes

📊 Form Guide

Rochdale
Rochdale
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Rochdale will play in this match coming off the back of a 3-3 League One stalemate vs AFC Wimbledon.

For Rochdale, the goalscorers were Jake Beesley (41'), Gabe Osho (57') and Jimmy Keohane (73'). Jack Rudoni (61'), Ollie Palmer (66') and Joe Pigott (90') scored for AFC Wimbledon.

It’s not been often in recent times where Rochdale have kept a clean sheet. The facts show that The Dale have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 matches, shipping 7 goals during that time. That sort of pattern won’t necessarily follow through into this next game, however.

Taking a look at their past results, Rochdale:

  • have not beaten Doncaster Rovers in their last 6 league matches.
  • are unbeaten in their previous 5 league matches at home.

Doncaster Rovers
Doncaster Rovers
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In their previous fixture, Doncaster Rovers drew 2-2 in the League One tie with Peterborough United.

For Doncaster Rovers, goals were scored by Fejiri Okenabirhie (38') and Taylor Richards (59'). Joe Ward (10') and Sammie Szmodics (24') scored for Peterborough United.

Looking at their form, and Doncaster Rovers have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, with opponents netting 12 goals in all. In defence, The Rovers have been far from perfect.

Coming into this clash, Doncaster Rovers remain undefeated by Rochdale in away games against them for the last 2 league games.

↔️ Head to head

A look at their past head to head clashes stretching back to 06/01/2018 tells us that Rochdale have won 1 of these games and Doncaster Rovers 3, with the tally of drawn matches being 2.

16 goals were scored between them in this period, with 5 of them from The Dale and 11 created by The Rovers. That is an average goals per game value of 2.67.

The last league clash featuring these sides was League One match day 23 on 19/01/2021 which finished with the scoreline of Doncaster Rovers 1-0 Rochdale.

The match was refereed by Seb Stockbridge.

ℹ️ Team News: Rochdale

Rochdale manager Brian Barry-Murphy will be thankful to have no fitness worries whatsoever coming into this game owing to a completely injury-free group available to choose from.

📋 Team News: Doncaster Rovers

From a largely available squad, there’s only the one fitness problem for the Doncaster Rovers boss Andy Butler to be concerned with. Jon Taylor (Ankle Injury) won’t be playing here.

⚡ Prediction

In our view, Doncaster Rovers should be able to score against this Rochdale team, but that is unlikely to be enough to prevent defeat.

Our tip is for a 2-1 advantage for Rochdale at the end of this one. It’s a very tough call.

Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.

Lucas Pereira, 23:17 26/04/2021

Correct Score Prediction
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2-1
Rochdale

🏟️ Team Focus:
Rochdale

Formed: 1907
Stadium: Crown Oil Arena (10,249)
Captain: Eoghan O'Connell
Chairman: Andrew Kilpatrick
Manager: Brian Barry-Murphy
Competitions: League One position 22

🔑 Star Man: Matty Lund

Matty Lund

Mostly played in the Centre Midfield position, Matty Lund was born in Manchester, England. After making a first senior appearance for Hereford United in the 2010 - 2011 season, the dangerous Midfielder has scored 11 league goals in the League One 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in a total of 30 appearances.

Doncaster Rovers 2021-01-19 19:00:00 1 - 0 Rochdale
Doncaster Rovers 2020-02-08 15:00:00 1 - 1 Rochdale
Rochdale 2019-08-10 14:00:00 1 - 1 Doncaster Rovers
Doncaster Rovers 2019-01-01 15:00:00 5 - 0 Rochdale
Rochdale 2018-10-13 14:00:00 2 - 3 Doncaster Rovers
Doncaster Rovers 2018-01-06 15:00:00 0 - 1 Rochdale
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1
Hull City
Hull City Hull City
44 26 8 10 41 86 WWWDW
2
Peterborough United
Peterborough United Peterborough
44 25 8 11 34 83 WWLWD
3
Lincoln City
Lincoln City Lincoln
43 22 9 12 21 75 WWWLW
4
Sunderland
Sunderland Sunderland
44 19 16 9 26 73 LLDDL
5
Blackpool
Blackpool Blackpool
43 20 11 12 17 71 DWLLW
6
Portsmouth
Portsmouth Portsmouth
44 20 9 15 13 69 DLLWD
7
Oxford United
Oxford United Oxford Utd
44 20 8 16 16 68 WWWLW
8
Charlton Athletic
Charlton Athletic Charlton
43 18 13 12 11 67 WDWLD
9
MK Dons
MK Dons MK Dons
44 18 10 16 5 64 DLWWW
10
Gillingham
Gillingham Gillingham
44 18 9 17 2 63 LDLWD
11
Accrington Stanley
Accrington Stanley Accrington
44 17 12 15 -6 63 DLWDD
12
Ipswich Town
Ipswich Town Ipswich
43 17 11 15 -3 62 DLDLD
13
Doncaster Rovers
Doncaster Rovers Doncaster
43 18 7 18 0 61 LWLLD
14
Crewe Alexandra
Crewe Alexandra Crewe
44 16 12 16 -7 60 DLWDD
15
Fleetwood Town
Fleetwood Town Fleetwood
44 16 11 17 5 59 WLLWL
16
Burton Albion
Burton Albion Burton
44 15 11 18 -8 56 WDLDW
17
Shrewsbury Town
Shrewsbury Town Shrewsbury
43 13 14 16 -5 53 LLLWL
18
Plymouth Argyle
Plymouth Argyle Plymouth
44 14 11 19 -24 53 LLDLL
19
AFC Wimbledon
AFC Wimbledon Wimbledon
44 12 14 18 -14 50 WWWDD
20
Wigan Athletic
Wigan Athletic Wigan
44 13 9 22 -20 48 WWWWD
21
Rochdale
Rochdale Rochdale
44 10 14 20 -19 44 WWWDD
22
Northampton Town
Northampton Town Northampton
44 11 11 22 -23 44 LDLWD
23
Swindon Town
Swindon Town Swindon
44 12 4 28 -34 40 LLLWL
24
Bristol Rovers
Bristol Rovers Bristol R
44 10 8 26 -28 38 WDLLL
Rochdale 2021-05-01 14:00:00 1 - 2 Doncaster Rovers
AFC Wimbledon 2021-04-27 18:00:00 3 - 3 Rochdale
Crewe Alexandra 2021-04-24 14:00:00 1 - 1 Rochdale
Rochdale 2021-04-20 18:00:00 1 - 0 Blackpool
Rochdale 2021-04-17 11:30:00 3 - 1 Accrington Stanley
Rochdale 2021-04-13 18:00:00 2 - 1 Swindon Town
Blackpool 2021-05-04 18:00:00 2 - 0 Doncaster Rovers
Rochdale 2021-05-01 14:00:00 1 - 2 Doncaster Rovers
Peterborough United 2021-04-27 18:45:00 2 - 2 Doncaster Rovers
Doncaster Rovers 2021-04-24 14:00:00 0 - 1 Fleetwood Town
Accrington Stanley 2021-04-20 18:00:00 2 - 1 Doncaster Rovers
Shrewsbury Town 2021-04-17 11:30:00 0 - 2 Doncaster Rovers
Rochdale 2021-04-20 00:00:00 1 - 0 Blackpool
Rochdale 2021-04-17 00:00:00 3 - 1 Accrington Stanley
Rochdale 2021-04-13 00:00:00 2 - 1 Swindon Town
Rochdale 2021-04-05 00:00:00 0 - 0 Ipswich Town
Rochdale 2021-03-20 00:00:00 3 - 3 Peterborough United
Rochdale 2021-03-09 00:00:00 0 - 2 Shrewsbury Town
Peterborough United 2021-04-27 00:00:00 2 - 2 Doncaster Rovers
Accrington Stanley 2021-04-20 00:00:00 2 - 1 Doncaster Rovers
Shrewsbury Town 2021-04-17 00:00:00 0 - 2 Doncaster Rovers
Bristol Rovers 2021-04-05 00:00:00 2 - 1 Doncaster Rovers
MK Dons 2021-03-27 00:00:00 1 - 0 Doncaster Rovers
Gillingham 2021-03-20 00:00:00 2 - 2 Doncaster Rovers
Goals scored 1.2
Goals conceded 1.8
Time first goal scored 38
Time first goal conceded 30
Yellow cards 1.6
Red cards 0.1
Subs used 3
Biggest victory 3-1
Biggest defeat 4-1
Goals scored 1.3
Goals conceded 1.5
Time first goal scored 38
Time first goal conceded 38
Yellow cards 1.6
Red cards 0
Subs used 3.4
Biggest victory 3-1
Biggest defeat 4-1
Matty Lund 11
Stephen Humphrys 9
Jimmy Keohane 9
Jake Beesley 6
Alex Newby 6
Fejiri Okenabirhie 11
Taylor Richards 10
Reece James 7
Ben Whiteman 5
James Coppinger 4
MK Dons 2021-05-09 11:00:00 Rochdale
Doncaster Rovers 2021-05-09 11:00:00 Peterborough United

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