FootyMAD's Accrington Stanley match preview

Last updated : 27 March 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Rotherham United v Accrington Stanley fixture

Rotherham U. prepare to entertain Accrington Stanley at Don Valley Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Millers are clearly on top, having won 12 and lost only 5 of the 22 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in March 2008, with Accrington S. inflicting a narrow 1-0 defeat upon the Millers in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 20 DecAccrington S.1 - 3Rotherham U.LGE2
2007/2008Sat 01 MarRotherham U.0-1Accrington S.LGE2
2007/2008Sat 17 NovAccrington S.0 - 1Rotherham U.LGE2
2005/2006Tue 18 OctRotherham U.3 - 3Accrington S.ASSM
1950/1951Sat 10 FebRotherham U.6 - 2Accrington S.D3N
1950/1951Mon 01 JanAccrington S.0 - 2Rotherham U.D3N
1949/1950Sat 24 DecRotherham U.6 - 0Accrington S.D3N

Recent respective form guides

Rotherham United are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. These games have seen The Millers score 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

The away form of Accrington S. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While The Reds have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Rotherham see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 44 points from their 36 games played so far, Accrington S. find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 43 points from their 39 matches, just one behind.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Rotherham U.632112511
Accrington S.64118413

FootyMad's prediction ...

Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Rotherham U.No sequences of note
Accrington S.Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.