FootyMAD's Rotherham United match preview

Last updated : 12 March 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Derby County v Rotherham United fixture

Derby County prepare to entertain Rotherham United at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 18 games played, Rams have recorded 8 wins, and Rotherham U. have come away with 4 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was just last season, in February 2003, with Derby County running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 13 DecRotherham U.0 - 0Derby CountyLD1
2002/2003Sat 01 FebDerby County3-0Rotherham U.LD1
2002/2003Mon 26 AugRotherham U.2 - 1Derby CountyLD1
1985/1986Fri 09 MayDerby County2 - 1Rotherham U.DIV3
1985/1986Sat 02 NovRotherham U.1 - 1Derby CountyDIV3
1984/1985Sat 02 MarDerby County1 - 1Rotherham U.DIV3
1984/1985Sat 27 OctRotherham U.2 - 0Derby CountyDIV3

Recent respective form guides

Derby County have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Rotherham U. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Merry Millers's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Derby County are stuck down in the relegation zone of Nationwide League Division One with a return of just 35 points from their 34 games thus far. Rotherham U. find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 41 points from their 34 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Derby County61235105
Rotherham U.62131087

FootyMad's prediction ...

Rams go into their game against Rotherham U. in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Derby County Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Rotherham U. 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.