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Rochdale and Newport meet at the Crown Oil Arena on Saturday. Rochdale haven’t tasted defeat for four straight home games ahead of their clash with County. Read our free predictions and find the latest odds for the fixture below in our detailed match preview.
Rochdale vs Newport – Free Betting Tips & Predictions
Newport can climb into the automatic promotion places with the right set of results this weekend. Read our top three predictions for this weekend’s fixture below.
Both Rochdale and Newport are proving tough to beat at home and on the road respectively, and the similarly stubborn outfits could be difficult to separate at the Crown Oil Arena as a result. The Dale have shared the spoils with their visitors in each of their last three home assignments, while County have drawn four of their last seven away tests. With those records providing compelling evidence, a draw looks the pick of the match result markets again this weekend.
Both Teams to Score
Rochdale and Newport aren’t the most reliable performers in the clean sheets arena, indeed, the teams have kept just nine between them in 42 League Two fixtures combined since the summer. The sides have been better moving in the other direction, in fact, both teams have notched in each of Rochdale’s last four games and in 100% of Newport’s last seven away tussles. Consequently, we recommend a stake on BTTS when the clubs face off in Greater Manchester.
Dominic Telford to Score Anytime
Newport star Dominic Telford has emerged as a shock contender in the race for League Two’s Golden Boot this term. The 25-year-old has never been a reliable goal-getter in his career, yet his has struck an incredible 14 goals in just 13 league starts so far this term. Telford has notched in each of The Exiles’ last four away matches and bettors are advised to consider backing him in the anytime goalscorer market again on Saturday.
Rochdale vs Newport: Match Preview
Rochdale Team News
Sam Graham and Jimmy Keohane are still sidelined for Rochdale, though midfielder Alex Newby was fit to start against Bristol Rovers at the weekend. The Dale were beaten 4-2 by The Pirates, who found the net twice inside the last six minutes to prevail. That defeat moved Rochdale down into 18th position, though they can return to midtable with a win this weekend.
Newport Team News
Priestly Farquharson and Courtney Senior are both still out for Newport, though key performer Dom Telford played and scored against Port Vale last time out despite being a doubt before the game. The Exiles moved up to fourth spot following their win against the Valiants and they can make another vertical jump with a follow up victory this weekend.
Top Betting Odds and Stats for Rochdale vs Newport
Here are the top stats for the game along with a tool to help you pick the best odds.
Rochdale vs Newport Coverage and Frequently Asked Questions
Where is this match being played?
Saturday’s match will be contested at the Crown Oil Arena in Rochdale.
What time does this fixture kick off?
The game is scheduled to start at 16:00 CET (GMT +1).
Who won the last meeting between these clubs?
The teams haven’t met since May, 2014. On that occasion, Newport beat Rochdale 2-1.