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Stats zone: Rochdale (H)

23 March 2018

Continuing our pre-match web feature, we look at all the essential statistics ahead of Saturday’s home league encounter against Rochdale.

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23 March 2018

THE IRON AND ROCHDALE IN NUMBERS…

99 - The number of meetings between the two sides in competitive history 

89 - The number of league meetings between the Iron and the Dale 

6-2 - The Iron’s biggest triumph over Rochdale in November 1991

5-0 - Rochdale’s biggest win against Scunthorpe, coming in January 1977

285 - The number of goals scored between the two sides in the 99 meetings, Scunthorpe have scored 148 of those 

BOTH SIDES IN 2017-18 IN NUMBERS…

1.42 - The average number of points per game the Iron have collected at home this season - compared with the 1.53 points per game they have collected on their travels

0.74 - The average number of points per game Rochdale have collected away from home, compared with the 0.97 at home

3 - The Dale have won three of their 19 away games this season, losing just 11

24 - The points gap between the two sides going into the fixture

6th - Despite being 23rd in the league table, Rochdale have the sixth best defence in the division having conceded just 44 goals in their 35 matches so far this season. The Iron have conceded 46 

23rd - It’s offensively where the Dale have struggled this season, with just 34 league goals this season, less than one per game. The Iron are fifth with 55 goals

15 - The Iron have only failed to score once in each of their last 15 home matches

15 - Rochdale have conceded a total of 15 goals in the last 15 minutes of each half in total, shipping eight before half-time and seven in the final minutes of matches

2 - The opposition come into the fixture having won their last two games on the road 

6-9 - The Iron have gone in goalless at the interval on six occasions this season, while Rochdale have gone in nine times without goals

FIRST MEETING…

Saturday, November 28, 1931 - FA Cup

Iron 2-1 Rochdale 
Hubbard, Methven

LAST MEETING…

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Rochdale 1-1 Iron
Holmes

IRON: Gilks, Townsend, Wallace, Ojo, Madden, van Veen (Hopper, 61), Morris (Holmes, 61), Bishop, Adelakun, McArdle.


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