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The Crown Oil Arena will be the location for Rochdale’s League Two game against Scunthorpe United this weekend. The two teams opened the new campaign with a defeat.
Rochdale vs Scunthorpe – Predictions and Betting Tips
Rochdale started the new season with a 3-2 loss against Harrogate Town. Meanwhile, Scunthorpe United fell to a 3-1 loss against Swindon Town despite opening the scoring in the match.
- Match result
- Rochdale win
- Total goals
- Over 2.5
- Both teams to score
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Rochdale to win
Despite many of the field problems surrounding the club, Rochdale are expected to be around the promotion spots by the end of the season. The core of the team is quite good and they were unable to get to the finishing spot against Harrogate Town in the opening game. However, the big assistance for Rochdale win in this match might come from Scunthorpe, who have been very poor for the best part of the last six months.
Total goals more than 2.5
Rochdale came up with two goals in the opener to suggest that the team might end up creating a lot of chances for fans in this season. Scunthorpe also had a decent belief around them before being pegged back by Swindon in the second half. This match witnesses two teams on a confident run and this could drive up the goals.
Goals from both teams – yes
The meetings between Rochdale and Scunthorpe have been filled with plenty of opportunities at both ends even going back to the meeting in 2016 when the two teams were in League One. The offensive nature of Rochdale coupled with their indiscipline back could lead to goals at both ends.
Match Preview + Team News – Rochdale vs Scunthorpe
After the loss of their best players last season, Rochdale are significantly weaker in many areas of the pitch. However, they are still likely to have enough strength to be able to fight out against many League Two opponents in home matches. Manager Robbie Stockdale does not have any injury problems in his squad.
Neil Cox was able to see his Scunthorpe team avoid relegation by the skin of their teeth last season. It does not help that the team does not have much confidence left after the amazing slide in the second half. The away performances of Scunthorpe have especially been poor. There are no injury problems for the team in this match.
Best Numbers Ahead of League Two Match – Rochdale vs Scunthorpe
Here are the top stats for the game along with a tool to help you pick the best odds.
Rochdale vs Scunthorpe Match – FAQs
Where is the match scheduled?
Rochdale and Scunthorpe will play at the Crown Oil Arena this weekend.
When does this match kick off?
This weekend match will start at 15:00 GMT on August 14, 2021.
Which team is the favourite to win?
The team seen as a favourite for three points would be Rochdale.
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