Blackpool vs Rochdale
England – League One
Date: Saturday, 26 December 2020
Kick-off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: Bloomfield Road (Blackpool).
Blackpool has been unbeaten for the past five clashes in the league as of late. Having 8 wins and 7 losses in their 18 clashes puts the host in a mixed form in the campaign. Their previous encounter was on the road and they shared the spoils with Accrington in a goalless encounter.
Three losses within the recent four fixtures in their schedule has put Rochdale in a tough spot. The visitor is close to the relegation zone this term with only 5 wins in their 18 appearances until now. They will visit on the back of a 1-4 loss at home against Gillingham in the previous league clash.
Blackpool vs Rochdale Head-to-head (h2h)
- Two of their recent three matches have ended in a draw.
- The host has won only one of their last seven meetings.
- Their previous encounter resulted in a goalless draw.
- The visitor has recorded three of the last five overall wins.
- The host has been winless in their last three clashes at home.
- The visitor has kept two clean sheets within their recent three visits.
Blackpool vs Rochdale Prediction
Blackpool is on a six-game unbeaten run in their home matches in the league. This assures a good use of the ground advantage in the fixture as they have kept five clean sheets in that unbeaten streak. Besides, the host has an eight-point lead over the visitor on the table, as it stands.
In addition to that, Rochdale has lost three games recently showing that they have taken a dip in form in the campaign this term. The home win in full-time will probably be the ideal choice for the punters to yield decent returns in the encounter.
With their ground advantage, Blackpool will be able to press more in the game. This will create more opportunities for the home team in ninety minutes. So, the tip for Blackpool to win either half of the clash will probably come in handy for the punters.
Blackpool vs Rochdale Betting tips
Full-time result: Blackpool @ 1.60 (3/5).
Blackpool to win either half @ 1.40 (2/5).