Both teams to score at Scunthorpe vs Rochdale on Saturday afternoon at 19/20
Competition: League One
Market: Both teams to score at Scunthorpe vs Rochdale
Odds: 19/20 @ Bet365
With the League One table reaching the business end of the season, English football’s third tier remains incredibly tight at both ends of the table with just a single point seeing a team jump several places. On that note, playoff hopefuls Scunthorpe will play host to League One relegation candidates Rochdale.
For the hosts on Saturday afternoon, despite entering the New Year as one of League One’s leading promotion candidates Scunthorpe have recently struggled. After 38 games this season, Scunthorpe have recorded 15 wins, 13 draws and 10 losses, scoring 55 and conceding 46. With a points tally of 58, Scunthorpe currently sit fifth in the League One table, however, they’re still 15 points behind the automatic positions. Now with just a two-point buffer from dropping out the playoffs, Scunthorpe have to drastically turn their form around if they stand any chance of joining the Championship next season. For their recent form, Scunthorpe have now failed to win a match in League One in their last seven attempts, losing three and drawing seven. While Scunthorpe have found the net in 11 of their last 12, they have also only kept one clean sheet in those matchups aswell.
As for visitors, while Rochdale have managed to improve on their recent form and pick up some much-needed points, Keith Hill’s side still remain as one of the prime candidates for relegation this year. After 35 games in League One this season, Rochdale have won just seven, drawn 13 and lost 15 times, scoring 34 and conceding 44. Rochdale currently find themselves sat 23rd in the League One table and while they may be sat four points clear of Bury, Rochdale are still six points away from safety. As for their recent form, Rochdale have now won just one of their last five outings, winning two and drawing two.
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