Northampton Town v Rochdale betting guide: Not much separates the two teams

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Competition: England League One
Competition: Tue 23.February
Match begins: 19:00 (UTC)
Venue: PTS Academy Stadium

Northampton Town are welcoming Rochdale for another important game after their 3-4 result against 11th-placed Milton Keynes Dons.

Insights:
  • Northampton Town has the fewest scored goals (23) in League One
  • Rochdale has the most conceded goals in the first half (33) in League One

It's no vacation for neither Northampton Town nor Rochdale as both were in action only a few days ago. Expect some tired legs on the pitch and/or possibly some changes to the lineups.

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Northampton Town form and stats

Northampton Town's results here at PTS Academy Stadium in the League One have been very modest with 3 victories, 3 draws and 8 defeats. We have seen two home losses in a row now for Northampton, who are hoping that the phrase “third time lucky” applies to them.

No payout for Northampton in their previous match, an away game at Milton Keynes Dons that ended in defeat 3-4. A 0-0 draw away before that, with Ipswich Town the opponent.

A goal frenzy last time out for Northampton Town, with a total of 7 goals in the match against Milton Keynes Dons. Fun stuff to watch!

This is expected to be a close game, with Northampton Town perhaps considered small favourites due to their home advantage. Looking back at earlier matches similar to this one (expected to be close with Northampton as a small favourite), we find twelve games. Northampton Town has won seven of these, drawn two and lost three.

The manager K. Curle will start preparations for the next game as soon this is finished, as the hosts are going to Swindon Town in only four days.

Northampton have scored 8 league goals here from 14 matches, not a lot. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 0 of these goals has been scored in their last three home matches. Northampton Town's goalkeeper has had to pick the ball out of their own net 20 times. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Rochdale form and stats

The visitors are W5-D2-L7 on the road this term. That's in the League One.

Rochdale aren't clicking offensively as they have gone 231 league minutes without a goal. M. Lund was the last player to find the net.

Rochdale played 0-0 against Plymouth Argyle in their previous match. Preceding that game, the 0-1 loss visiting Blackpool's place.

So, this is expected to be a close game, an even contest. Looking at earlier matches with Rochdale playing away and similar expectations, we found seven relevant matches. Results were four Rochdale wins, one draw and two defeats.

A new game in only four days for Rochdale, the League One home match versus Burton Albion. Busy days.

Rochdale are not goal shy away from home in the league, finding the net 24 times in 14 away games so far. In the opposite end, Rochdale have conceded 24 goals in their away games.

Head 2 Head

This is the result when the teams met earlier this season; Rochdale - Northampton Town 1-1. As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's one Northampton Town victory, four draws and five Rochdale wins. Over/under statistics; six of these games ended with three goals or more, four matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

RochdaleM. Lund
M. Lund
11 goals
RochdaleS. Humphrys
S. Humphrys
7 goals
RochdaleA. Newby
A. Newby
6 goals

Northampton Town missing players

Rochdale missing players

Northampton Town Rochdale
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
29 14 4 Played P 5 14 29
6 3 1 Won W 4 5 6
7 3 1 Drew D 0 2 9
16 8 2 Lost L 1 7 14
23 8 4 Scored S 11 24 41
47 20 6 Conceded C 5 24 55
83% 86% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 93%
72% 64% 75% Over 1.5 O 1.5 80% 79% 79%
45% 29% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 80% 71% 62%
28% 21% 25% Over 3.5 O 3.5 40% 50% 45%
7% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 20% 21% 28%
38% 21% 50% BTTS BTTS 60% 57% 59%
21% 21% 0% Clean Sheets C S 40% 21% 17%
59% 71% 50% Failed to Score F T 0% 21% 31%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.9 1.9 2.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1 1 1.3
3 1 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
9.8 8.8 10.8 Shots (avg) S ( 10.2 10.6 11
3.2 2.1 2.2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4.2 3.5 3.4
25% 28% 44% Goal Efficiency G E 52% 49% 41%
Key stats in League One this season:
  • Northampton Town has the fewest scored goals (23) in League One
  • Northampton Town has the fewest scored goals (8) at home in League One
  • Northampton Town have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • Northampton Town is in the worst form (0-2-4)
  • Rochdale has the most conceded goals in the first half (33) in League One
  • Rochdale have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Rochdale have scored at least twice as many goals away as Northampton Town have scored home.
  • Rochdale haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Lincoln City 28 17 5 6 42 23 14 7 2 5 21 17 14 10 3 1 21 6 19 56
2 Peterborough United 28 17 4 7 46 25 14 11 2 1 32 10 14 6 2 6 14 15 21 55
3 Hull City 30 16 5 9 49 27 14 8 2 4 15 8 16 8 3 5 34 19 22 53
4 Doncaster Rovers 27 15 4 8 46 34 15 9 3 3 28 17 12 6 1 5 18 17 12 49
5 Portsmouth 28 14 6 8 45 27 16 6 4 6 22 16 12 8 2 2 23 11 18 48
6 Sunderland 28 12 11 5 42 24 14 5 5 4 18 16 14 7 6 1 24 8 18 47
7 Accrington Stanley 27 13 7 7 39 28 14 7 4 3 18 10 13 6 3 4 21 18 11 46
8 Oxford United 27 13 5 9 43 34 12 7 2 3 19 11 15 6 3 6 24 23 9 44
9 Charlton Athletic 29 12 8 9 44 39 13 4 4 5 23 24 16 8 4 4 21 15 5 44
10 Plymouth Argyle 29 11 9 9 39 43 15 8 4 3 23 19 14 3 5 6 16 24 -4 42
11 Milton Keynes Dons 29 11 8 10 42 36 14 5 6 3 23 18 15 6 2 7 19 18 6 41
12 Ipswich Town 27 12 5 10 30 27 16 8 2 6 16 14 11 4 3 4 14 13 3 41
13 Blackpool 26 12 4 10 30 26 11 7 1 3 14 10 15 5 3 7 16 16 4 40
14 Crewe Alexandra 29 11 7 11 37 37 14 7 4 3 22 14 15 4 3 8 15 23 0 40
15 Gillingham 29 12 4 13 38 40 16 6 2 8 19 23 13 6 2 5 19 17 -2 40
16 Fleetwood Town 29 9 9 11 33 26 15 6 6 3 20 10 14 3 3 8 13 16 7 36
17 Shrewsbury Town 26 8 10 8 27 29 12 3 5 4 15 15 14 5 5 4 12 14 -2 34
18 Rochdale 29 6 9 14 41 55 15 1 7 7 17 31 14 5 2 7 24 24 -14 27
19 Bristol Rovers 28 7 6 15 27 46 13 4 1 8 14 21 15 3 5 7 13 25 -19 27
20 Swindon Town 29 8 3 18 34 54 16 6 1 9 17 24 13 2 2 9 17 30 -20 27
21 AFC Wimbledon 27 6 7 14 29 50 11 2 2 7 14 23 16 4 5 7 15 27 -21 25
22 Northampton Town 29 6 7 16 23 47 14 3 3 8 8 20 15 3 4 8 15 27 -24 25
23 Wigan Athletic 29 6 6 17 29 56 15 2 4 9 15 34 14 4 2 8 14 22 -27 24
24 Burton Albion 27 5 7 15 32 54 14 3 2 9 18 31 13 2 5 6 14 23 -22 22

Read more about League One

The English Football League One (usually referred to as League One) is the third highest division in English football. The League One league table has 24 teams playing each other home and away for a total of 552 fixtures. Seasons run from August to May. Three teams are promoted and four relegated.