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Last updated : 22 October 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Bury v Rotherham United fixture

Rotherham face a trip to Bury at Gigg Lane on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Millers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 18 and win only 6 of the 31 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was in March 2008, with Bury running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Tue 11 MarBury3 - 0Rotherham U.LGE2
2007/2008Tue 06 NovRotherham U.2 - 1BuryLGE2
2000/2001Mon 01 JanBury0 - 0Rotherham U.LGE1
2000/2001Sat 26 AugRotherham U.1 - 2BuryLGE1
1996/1997Sat 28 DecRotherham U.1 - 1BuryLGE1
1996/1997Sat 07 SepBury3 - 1Rotherham U.LGE1
1990/1991Tue 05 MarRotherham U.0 - 3BuryLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Bury 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, 6 to 5.

Rotherham have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The Millers have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 5 against.

Bury are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 22 points from their 11 games. Rotherham are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 2 points from 11 matches after their 17 point deduction.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Rotherham U.632115911

Mad's prediction ...

Bury to poach a narrow victory, Home win

Sequence statistics:
BuryNot drawn a match in their last 3 .
Rotherham U.Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.