FM Preview: Rotherham United v Accrington Stanley 14 Feb 2012

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Last updated : 13 February 2012

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

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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

Team P W D L F A P
Rotherham United 6 2 0 4 8 7 6
Accrington Stanley 6 3 2 1 11 7 11

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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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Accrington Stanley Match Reports

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