Rochdale vs Shrewsbury
Date: Saturday, 01 February 2020
Kick-off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: Spotland Stadium (Rochdale).
With both Rochdale and Shrewsbury closer to each other, we can expect both teams to score in the ninety minutes at Spotland Stadium.
- Rochdale form: 28 matches – 8 wins – 5 draws – 15 losses – 29 points.
- Shrewsbury form: 26 matches – 8 wins – 10 draws – 8 losses – 34 points.
Rochdale is at the 18th position and Shrewsbury is ahead of them with 5 points difference at the 16th spot in the league table.
Rochdale vs Shrewsbury Head-to-head (h2h)
- The team that hosts have stayed unbeaten in their last nine fixtures.
- The host is unbeaten at home in the prior twelve matches since 2002.
- Both teams have scored goals in nine of the last ten games held here.
- Their previous encounter ended in a goalless draw at Shrewsbury.
Rochdale vs Shrewsbury Prediction
It will be a hard decider for the punters in selecting a full-time winner in the match. Since both teams look strong in the league, it will be safer to go with a double chance as there is a scope for a draw in the clash. Also, their most recent h2h had ended in a 0-0 draw making it more probable in the bets.
However, the punters will need to favor one team along with the chances of the draw. Here, the closest to be the favorites is the hosting contingent. Rochdale is unbeaten in their last three home matches. Also, Dale has lost only four of their past ten overall home games.
From this, we can see that Rochdale can pull something off when playing at home. Despite their prior 2-1 loss against MK Dons recently, the host can be trusted to show more composure as that loss came on the road.
Apart from that, Dale is unbeaten in all the h2h fixtures against Shrewsbury since 2002. Shrewsbury was winless in their last three matches ending it with a 2-0 loss to Gillingham on the road in their previous league clash.
Also, the host has managed two wins in the last five league matches. Meanwhile, Shrewsbury will be without any win in the same period. Stil the visitors are five points ahead of the Dale.
With just two wins in their last ten trips on the road in all major contests, the Shrews will not pose much threat to Brian Murphy and his team. However, the visitor has shown improvements in their recent league fixtures. So, there is a chance that Sam Rickett’s boys will put up a fight at Spotland stadium.
As such, the punters can come to the safest bets in the match to be double chance favoring the host and both teams to score goals in the ninety minutes.
Rochdale vs Shrewsbury Betting tips
Double chance: Rochdale or Draw @ 1.40 (2/5).
Both teams to score @ 1.80 (4/5).