Harrogate vs Rochdale Prediction, Odds & Betting Tips 08/05/2023

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England League 2 - CNG Stadium

* Betting odds were correct at the time of publication but are subject to change.

Harrogate vs Rochdale Best Predictions and Top Odds

The worst team in the league, Rochdale are preparing themselves for an uncertain future ahead of their final match of the season in League Two.

Over 2.5 Goals

Matches like this one sometimes offer a perfect opportunity to use the statistics in favor of making a good wager. For the first Harrogate vs Rochdale prediction, it makes sense to go with more than two goals scored. Harrogate has played seven straight 2.5 goals matches and is the best team in the league when it comes to ‘over' games. They had 26 this season with an average goals record of 2.8 per contest. Rochdale is not far behind with an average of 2.5 goals per match, and they also had three games out of the last four that featured at least three goals in the stat line. The last three encounters between these teams went over the mark.

Both Teams to Score

We are evoking the same reasoning for the second prediction in this Harrogate vs Rochdale matchup. Three of the games these teams played against each other saw plenty of goals being scored and it is a given that there will be plenty of opportunities to add to the tally of both sides. Harrogate had eight out of the last ten outings with both teams scoring at least a goal, looking at the current league form, while Rochdale covered BTTS five times in the same span of games.

Statistics with Latest Market Odds for Harrogate vs Rochdale prediction

These are the top stats for the game along with a tool to help you pick the best odds.

Head to Head

03/12/22

England League 2 England

Rochdale

Rochdale

Harrogate Town

Harrogate Town

1

4

12/02/22

England League 2 England

Rochdale

Rochdale

Harrogate Town

Harrogate Town

3

3

07/08/21

England League 2 England

Harrogate Town

Harrogate Town

Rochdale

Rochdale

3

2

Last Five - Harrogate Town

27/04/24

England League 2 England

Salford City

Salford City

Harrogate Town

Harrogate Town

2

2

D

20/04/24

England League 2 England

Milton Keynes Dons

Milton Keynes Dons

Harrogate Town

Harrogate Town

5

3

L

13/04/24

England League 2 England

Sutton Utd

Sutton Utd

Harrogate Town

Harrogate Town

2

2

D

09/04/24

England League 2 England

Grimsby

Grimsby

Harrogate Town

Harrogate Town

0

1

W

06/04/24

England League 2 England

Notts County

Notts County

Harrogate Town

Harrogate Town

3

0

L

Last Five - Rochdale

20/04/24

England National League England

Southend

Southend

Rochdale

Rochdale

1

2

W

16/04/24

England National League England

Boreham Wood

Boreham Wood

Rochdale

Rochdale

0

0

D

13/04/24

England National League England

Dorking Wanderers

Dorking Wanderers

Rochdale

Rochdale

1

1

D

06/04/24

England National League England

Oldham

Oldham

Rochdale

Rochdale

1

1

D

01/04/24

England National League England

Hartlepool

Hartlepool

Rochdale

Rochdale

1

1

D

Harrogate odds: 1/1 (2.00) – 50%

Draw odds: 13/5 (3.50) – 28.6%

Rochdale odds: 4/1 (4.00) – 25%

Harrogate vs Rochdale odds give the expected winner tag to the home team in a more than generous odds selection. Rochdale has been relegated and will be playing in the National League football system next season which is a whole different role than what they experienced this term. For Harrogate, they avoided the worst scenario and will be looking for a win to end the season on a high note. You can check all the latest picks and predictions on our football betting tips today page, and here are some of your choices regarding this particular match: Luke Armstrong scoring Anytime will give you odds up to 5/4 (2.25) – 44.4% while Harrogate Winning with a Margin of +2 goals is valued at 9/2 (5.50) – 18.2%.

Team News, Preview, and Harrogate vs Rochdale Lineups

Harrogate

The home team deserves to stay in League Two for another season, they have improved their form significantly when it mattered the most and have won three out of their last four games to put them ahead of the competition in terms of relegation. Now, with the last match in front of their fans, they have an opportunity to put on some more misery on their relegated rivals.

Expected lineup: Oxley, Sims, Eastman, Mattock, Foulds, Falkingham, Sutton, Thomson, Folarin, Olaigbe, Armstrong.

Rochdale

The visitors tried to save themselves from relegation but just didn't have enough quality to stay in League Two. They are finishing the season with the third-worst defensive stats in the league and even though they managed to score goals in a positive fashion, it couldn't counteract the bad defending. Rochdale will be playing in National League next season.

Expected lineup: O'Donnell, Dodgson, Ebanks-Landell, Graham, Keohane, Bughall-Mellor, Kelly, Brierley, Sinclair, Henderson, Rodney.

Player to Watch: Luke Armstrong

The 26-year-old striker out of Durham has been the best and most consistent player for Harrogate this season scoring 16 goals while assisting on six occasions. He has appeared in all but one match this season and managed to get by without a single disciplinary action taken against him.

Starting lineups

Starting lineups are usually released 60 minutes before kick-off.

Facts and Notes about Harrogate vs Rochdale prediction

  • When is the match scheduled? – The match will be played on Monday, May 8th at 12:30 BST
  • Where is the game venue? – EnviroVent Stadium in Harrogate is hosting the match
  • Who is the favorite? – Harrogate looks like the favorite according to the bookmakers
  • What was the score when they last met? – Harrogate won 4-1
  • Who is the best scorer for Rochdale? – Devante Rodney scored 11 goals

 


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