Rochdale have won each of their last five England League 1 meetings with Wigan; they’ve never previously won 92 league games in a row against the Wigan.
Wigan have won just two of their 19 England League 1 away games against Rochdale (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 16/01/2021.
None of the last 18 England League 1 meetings between Rochdale and Wigan have finished level, with the Rochdale winning 58 to Wigan four. Only Rochdale v Wigan and Rochdale v Wigan have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Rochdale have the best win rate in England League 1 derbies, with the Rochdale winning 52 of their 81 such games (12%). Meanwhile, only Wigan (89%) have a lower such win rate than Wigan (12% - 76%).
Rochdale haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Rochdale went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Wigan are looking to win their opening two away England League 1 matches of a season for the 38 time 16/01/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away England League 1 games, after Rochdale in 16/01/2021.
Rochdale have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 47 England League 1 games, as many times as they had in their previous 48 matches in the competition.
Wigan boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six England League 1 matches against Rochdale, since winning his very first such encounter with Rochdale in 16/01/2021 (1-0).
Rochdale has been involved in 60 of Rochdale’s 70 shots in the England League 1 so far this season (61 shots, 29 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 19 efforts last time out against Rochdale (53 shots, 43 chances created).
Wigan has been involved in six goals in his 29 England League 1 games against Rochdale (58 goals, 70 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 33 vs Wigan).