FootyMAD's Rotherham United match preview

Last updated : 15 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Accrington Stanley v Rotherham United fixture

Accrington S. prepare to entertain Rotherham United at Fraser Eagle Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 10 of the 22 previous games, with the The Reds winning just 9.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Fraser Eagle Stadium was just last season, in December 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a League Two match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
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
2005/2006Tue 18 OctRotherham U.3 - 3Accrington S.ASSM
1950/1951Sat 10 FebRotherham U.6 - 2Accrington S.D3N

Recent respective form guides

Accrington Stanley have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 13 to 12.

The The Millers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, picking up four victories from the last six. The The Millers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 10 against.

Accrington S.'s 33 points from 22 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Rotherham U. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League Two, and have accumulated 39 points from the 21 games they have played so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Accrington S.6402111012
Rotherham U.622210118

FootyMad's prediction ...

Accrington S. are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Accrington S. Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Rotherham U. 10 games since last away draw.