FootyMAD's Rotherham United match preview

Last updated : 17 August 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Grimsby Town v Rotherham United fixture

Grimsby Town prepare to entertain Rotherham United at Blundell Park on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Mighty Mariners are clearly on top, winning 52.00% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Blundell Park was less than a year ago, in January 2009, with Grimsby Town running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 24 JanGrimsby Town3-0Rotherham U.LGE2
2008/2009Sat 04 OctRotherham U.4 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
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

Recent respective form guides

Grimsby Town 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, 7 to 5.

Rotherham U. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the The Millers have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Grimsby Town find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 2 games have yielded only 0 points. Rotherham U.'s 3 points from 2 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Grimsby Town61145124
Rotherham U.6303689

FootyMad's prediction ...

Grimsby Town are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with Rotherham U. running out comfortable winners. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Grimsby Town Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Rotherham U. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.