Grimsby Town face a trip to Rotherham United at Don Valley Stadium, Sheffield 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 13 and win only 3 of the 23 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2008, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 1 thriller, 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:|
|2009/2010||Tue 18 Aug||Grimsby Town||1 - 2||Rotherham U.||LGE2|
|2008/2009||Sat 24 Jan||Grimsby Town||3 - 0||Rotherham U.||LGE2|
|2008/2009||Sat 04 Oct||Rotherham U.||4 - 1||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Sat 12 Apr||Grimsby Town||0 - 1||Rotherham U.||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Sat 03 Nov||Rotherham U.||2 - 1||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Tue 09 Oct||Rotherham U.||1 - 1||Grimsby Town||ASSM|
|2002/2003||Tue 18 Mar||Rotherham U.||0 - 1||Grimsby Town||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Rotherham United losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.
The away form of Grimsby Town is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. Mighty Mariners have conceded 6 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.
Rotherham U. are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 39 points from 22 games. Grimsby Town are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League Two with a return of just 19 points from their 25 games thus far.
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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
|Rotherham U.||Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.|
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Grimsby Town||Previous 4 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 16 most recent games.