FM Preview: Rotherham United v Accrington Stanley 14 Feb 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 13th February 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Rotherham United and Accrington Stanley at 19:45 on 14th February 2012 in the League Two.
History of the Rotherham United v Accrington Stanley fixture
Accrington Stanley face a trip to Rotherham United at Don Valley Stadium, Sheffield on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Reds will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 14 and win only 5 of the 25 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2011, with Rotherham United running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Tue 13 Sep||Accrington S.||1 - 1||Rotherham U.||League Two|
|2010/2011||Tue 15 Feb||Rotherham U.||2-0||Accrington S.||League Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 16 Oct||Accrington S.||2 - 3||Rotherham U.||League Two|
|2009/2010||Tue 16 Mar||Accrington S.||2 - 1||Rotherham U.||League Two|
|2009/2010||Sat 08 Aug||Rotherham U.||1 - 0||Accrington S.||League Two|
|2008/2009||Sat 28 Mar||Rotherham U.||0 - 0||Accrington S.||League Two|
|2008/2009||Sat 20 Dec||Accrington S.||1 - 3||Rotherham U.||League Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Rotherham United have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Millers in those games, with 5 conceded.
The away form of Accrington Stanley however, is much more impressive, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Reds, and 8 goals against.
Rotherham United's 40 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.
Accrington Stanley lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League Two, picking up 43 from their 28 games so far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Reds's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Rotherham United, believes the FootyMad team. Away win
|Rotherham United||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Accrington Stanley||Undefeated in last 6 away games.
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