FootyMAD's Rotherham United match preview

Last updated : 03 October 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Rotherham United v Grimsby Town fixture

Grimsby Town face a trip to Rotherham United at Don Valley Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Mighty Mariners will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 12 and win only 3 of the 22 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in November 2007, the The Millers carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory 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:
2007/2008Sat 12 AprGrimsby Town0 - 1Rotherham U.LGE2
2007/2008Sat 03 NovRotherham U.2 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
2007/2008Tue 09 OctRotherham U.1 - 1Grimsby TownASSM
2002/2003Tue 18 MarRotherham U.0 - 1Grimsby TownCHMP
2002/2003Sat 19 OctGrimsby Town0 - 0Rotherham U.CHMP
2001/2002Tue 29 JanRotherham U.1 - 1Grimsby TownCHMP
2001/2002Fri 05 OctGrimsby Town0 - 2Rotherham U.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Rotherham United are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 10 goals have been scored by the The Millers in those games, with 4 conceded.

In complete contrast to Rotherham U., Grimsby Town are having a torrid time on their travels, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Mighty Mariners have hit 5 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Rotherham U. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with -2 points from 8 matches. Grimsby Town are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 3 points from 8 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Rotherham U.6231759
Grimsby Town60335113

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Rotherham U. Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Grimsby Town Not won in previous 10 away matches.
No win in the 9 most recent games.