FM Preview: Rotherham United v Accrington Stanley 28 Dec 2010

Last updated : 27 December 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Rotherham United v Accrington Stanley fixture

Accrington S. face a trip to Rotherham United at Don Valley Stadium, Sheffield on Tuesday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Reds will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 13 and win only 5 of the 24 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2009, the The Millers carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 16 OctAccrington S.2 - 3Rotherham U.LGE2
2009/2010Tue 16 MarAccrington S.2 - 1Rotherham U.LGE2
2009/2010Sat 08 AugRotherham U.1 - 0Accrington S.LGE2
2008/2009Sat 28 MarRotherham U.0 - 0Accrington S.LGE2
2008/2009Sat 20 DecAccrington S.1 - 3Rotherham U.LGE2
2007/2008Sat 01 MarRotherham U.0 - 1Accrington S.LGE2
2007/2008Sat 17 NovAccrington S.0 - 1Rotherham U.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Rotherham United have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The The Millers's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

The away form of Accrington S. is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the The Reds have hit 5 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Rotherham U. are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 34 points from 19 games. Accrington S. are currently lying in 19th place in Npower League Two having mustered a points tally of 21 from their 19 matches played.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Rotherham U.631281110
Accrington S.6222678

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Millers, as the The Reds have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Rotherham U. Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Accrington S. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 13 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.