Carlisle vs Rochdale Predictions & Match Preview

Carlisle vs Rochdale English League Two Predictions by LeagueLane

Carlisle vs Rochdale
England – League Two
Date: Sunday, 26 December 2021
Kick-off at 13:00 UK / 14:00 CET
Venue: Brunton Park (Carlisle).

Carlisle United is just a spot away from falling into the relegation zone while having 8 points more than Rochdale who are more aligned towards the middle of the table. Since both teams won the previous league fixture, they fall into this upcoming meeting with a winning mentality. A home victory is crucial for the hosts in order to escape from the red zone, as they invite the guests to Brunton Park this weekend.

Carlisle vs Rochdale Head-to-head

  • Past 3 h2h games saw Rochdale winning 2 times while Carlisle won once.
  • Those meetings saw 8 goals in total, averaging out to 2.67 goals per game.
  • In 2016, they met at England FA Cup which saw Rochdale win by 2-0 margin.
  • Their latest meeting was at 2019 in the EFL Cup which ended 2-1 in favor of Rochdale.
  • Apart from League Two, they have also played in League One at 2010 and 2011.

Carlisle vs Rochdale Prediction

The Blue and White Army reside at the 21st position on the table with only 19 points. They won on 4 games while drawing on 7 and losing on 10 other occasions. Their total goals to conceding ratio stands at 15:29 by getting involved in 22 league matches.

Less than 3 goals per match were seen in 5 of the last 6 fixtures where Carlisle United have been involved. Their opponents scored a total of 6 while they themselves managed to get a sum of 5 from those 6 games.

The Dale is at the 14th spot on the standing with 27 points from 22 games. They won 6 times in the league while drawing on 9 and losing on 7 other occasions. They have the same goals to conceding numbers at 30:30.

Robbie Stockdale’s Rochdale have netted a total of 9 from the prior half a dozen games. After suffering back to back defeats, they won at home in the last league fixture against Newport by 2-0. Carlisle also won the previous league game by 2-0 against Stevenage.

It appears that a draw is up on the cards as Carlisle United are in poor form in England League Two as they won only 2 home games at Brunton Park. The Dales are also in a mixed form this season with only 3 away wins.

Carlisle vs Rochdale Betting Tips

  • Draw @ 3.25 odds.
  • BTTS @ 1.83 odds.