Rochdale vs Mansfield
England – League Two
Date: Saturday, 1 January 2022
Kick-off at 15:00 UK / 16:00 CET
Venue: Spotland Stadium (Rochdale).
Mansfield is on a run of 4 consecutive league wins and is just a spot away from getting into the Play Offs. With 5 points apart, Rochdale is at the middle of the table securing a win after 2 back to back losses. On the 25th Round of League Two fixture, The Stags are set to take a road trip at Spotland Stadium to meet with the hosts on the first day of 2022.
Rochdale vs Mansfield Head-to-head
- Past 4 h2h games saw Rochdale to win twice while Mansfield won once and a draw happened on another occasion.
- Those meetings saw 9 goals in total, averaging out to 2.25 goals per game.
- Their latest meeting was on September which ended in a 1-1 draw.
- After 2017 at EFL Cup, they have met only once and that too happened this year.
Rochdale vs Mansfield Prediction
The Dales reside at the 14th position on the table with 27 points. Of the 22 matches played, they won on 6 games while drawing on 9 and losing on 7 other occasions. Their total goals to conceding ratio is the same with 30:30 so far in the league.
Rochdale have been scored against in 4 of their previous 5 clashes, leaking 9 goals past their defense and also scoring the same amount of 9 against the opposition. Their 2 consecutive losses against Hartlepool and Bristol Rovers came to an end in the previous week with a 3-0 win against Newport.
The Stags is at the 9th spot on the standing with 32 points from 22 games. They won 9 times in the league while drawing on 5 and losing on 8 other occasions. They have scored 27 in total while conceding 28, which showcases their poor defensive structure.
Over the course of their previous 5 clashes, Mansfield have amassed a tally of 8 goals meanwhile letting 6 goals go into their own net. They are triumphing over win after win in 4 previous league fixtures with the latest victory came against Hartlepool by 3-2.
Previous matches between the two has averaged 1.5 goals while BTTS has happened 50% of the time. The hosts are in poor home form while the visitors are performing average at away schedules.
We expect an away win happening this weekend as Mansfield is consistent as of recent and past 4 wins have given them enough confidence to take on the hosts at Spotland Stadium.
Rochdale vs Mansfield tips
Mansfield to win @ 3.20 odds.
BTTS @ 1.73 odds.