FootyMAD's Rotherham United match preview

Last updated : 29 October 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 19 games played, Rams have recorded 9 wins, and Rotherham U. have come away with 4 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was less than a year ago, in March 2004, the Rams carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 13 MarDerby County1-0Rotherham U.CHMP
2003/2004Sat 13 DecRotherham U.0 - 0Derby CountyCHMP
2002/2003Sat 01 FebDerby County3 - 0Rotherham U.CHMP
2002/2003Mon 26 AugRotherham U.2 - 1Derby CountyCHMP
1985/1986Fri 09 MayDerby County2 - 1Rotherham U.LGE1
1985/1986Sat 02 NovRotherham U.1 - 1Derby CountyLGE1
1984/1985Sat 02 MarDerby County1 - 1Rotherham U.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Derby County have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A generous 11 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Rotherham U. is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. The Millers have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.

Derby County see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 19 points from their 15 games played so far, Rotherham U. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 15 games have yielded only 5 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Derby County6141667
Rotherham U.60153101

FootyMad's prediction ...

Though Derby County are not exactly setting the world alight at Pride Park in recent games, I can confidently predict that they will easily sweep aside the opposition put before them. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Derby County Drawn last 3 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Rotherham U. Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 10 away matches.
An overall losing run of 5 games.
No win in the 12 most recent games.