FM Preview: Rotherham United v Bristol Rovers 26 Jan 2013

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Last updated : 25 January 2013

Footymad preview History of the Rotherham United v Bristol Rovers fixture

Bristol Rovers face a trip to Rotherham United at Don Valley Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 28 games played, Pirates have recorded 4 wins, and Rotherham United have come away with 12 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Don Valley Stadium was less than a year ago, in February 2012, with Bristol Rovers inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the The Millers in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 25 Feb Rotherham U. 0-1 Bristol Rvs. League Two
2011/2012 Fri 14 Oct Bristol Rvs. 5 - 2 Rotherham U. League Two
2000/2001 Sat 17 Mar Rotherham U. 3 - 0 Bristol Rvs. League Division Two
2000/2001 Tue 17 Oct Bristol Rvs. 1 - 1 Rotherham U. League Division Two
1998/1999 Sat 02 Jan Rotherham U. 0 - 1 Bristol Rvs. F.A. Cup
1996/1997 Sat 03 May Bristol Rvs. 1 - 2 Rotherham U. League Division Two
1996/1997 Tue 15 Oct Rotherham U. 0 - 0 Bristol Rvs. League Division Two

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Rotherham United's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The The Millers's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Bristol Rovers's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Pirates have hit 7 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Rotherham United's total of 43 points from their 26 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League Two.

Bristol Rovers find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 26 games have yielded only 25 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Rotherham United 6 3 0 3 11 9 9
Bristol Rovers 6 2 1 3 8 10 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Rotherham United 5 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Bristol Rovers Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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Bristol Rovers Match Reports

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