Southend United vs Rochdale Predictions, Betting Tips & Preview

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Southend United

Southend United

V

Rochdale

Rochdale

3:00pm

14th January 2017

Roots Hall

Two of League One’s form sides go head-to-head on Saturday afternoon, as Southend host Rochdale at Roots Hall.

Southend United have been in reasonably good form of late, but fell to defeat last weekend as league leaders Sheffield United ran out 4-2 winners on the Essex coast, in a game which saw the hosts’ long unbeaten run come to an end.

Rochdale meanwhile are also in good form having won their last five League One fixtures, as well as having comfortably seen off non-league Barrow in the FA Cup 3rd round last time out.

Both these sides have play-off ambitions, and so three points from this one for either side would be massive.

 

Southend United vs Rochdale Betting Tips

With both sides in good form and seemingly finding the back of the net with ease, there could be goals in this one. With 12 goals in the last three encounters between the two, history suggests that could be the case!
  • Rochdale & Over 2.5 Goals - 17/5

    With Rochdale having won their last five games, scoring 13 goals along the way, as well as having good historical results against today's opponents, we're going for an away win and for there to be goals in this. It's 17/5 with BetStars.

    Rochdale & Over 2.5 Goals - 17/5

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  • Anytime Goalscorer - Ian Henderson - 9/5

    If Rochdale are going to win this, then it wouldn't be a surprise to see Ian Henderson on the scoresheet. The 31-year-old has begged eight league goals this term, and found the net twice against Barrow last weekend.

    Anytime Goalscorer - Ian Henderson - 9/5

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Southend United vs Rochdale Head To Head

Rochdale have won the last two ties between these two, but they could only manage a 2-2 draw the last time they were at Roots Hall.
8/10/2016Rochdale v Southend3-0League One
25/3/2016Rochdale v Southend4-1League One
31/10/2015Southend v Rochdale2-2League One
18/4/2014Rochdale v Southend0-3League Two
20/12/2013Southend v Rochdale1-1League Two

Southend United vs Rochdale Team News

Neither of these two sides have any injuries or suspensions to be concerned about, but the away side may wring the changes following their FA Cup tie last weekend.