FM Preview: Leyton Orient v Rochdale 05 May 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 4th May 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Leyton Orient and Rochdale at 15:00 on 5th May 2012 in the League One.
History of the Leyton Orient v Rochdale fixture
Leyton Orient prepare to entertain Rochdale at Brisbane Road on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 12 wins out of 17 previous matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Brisbane Road was just last season, in October 2010, the O's carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 29 Oct||Rochdale||0 - 2||Leyton Orient||League One|
|2010/2011||Sat 15 Jan||Rochdale||1 - 1||Leyton Orient||League One|
|2010/2011||Sat 30 Oct||Leyton Orient||2-1||Rochdale||League One|
|2005/2006||Sat 17 Dec||Rochdale||2 - 4||Leyton Orient||League Two|
|2005/2006||Sat 20 Aug||Leyton Orient||1 - 4||Rochdale||League Two|
|2004/2005||Sat 09 Apr||Rochdale||2 - 0||Leyton Orient||League Two|
|2004/2005||Mon 30 Aug||Leyton Orient||2 - 1||Rochdale||League Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Leyton Orient's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While O's have scored 6, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Rochdale is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Dale have hit 5 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Leyton Orient are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 47 points from 45 matches.
Rochdale find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 45 games have yielded only 38 points.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the O's to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win
|Leyton Orient||Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
|Rochdale||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 13 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here