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Last updated : 10 October 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Bournemouth v Rotherham United fixture

Rotherham face a trip to Bournemouth at Dean Court on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Millers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 10 and win only 3 of the 17 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was two seasons ago, in October 2006, as the visitors ran out 3-1 winners in a League One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 31 MarRotherham U.0 - 2BournemouthLGE1
2006/2007Sat 21 OctBournemouth1 - 3Rotherham U.LGE1
2005/2006Tue 14 FebRotherham U.2 - 0BournemouthLGE1
2005/2006Sat 14 JanBournemouth2 - 0Rotherham U.LGE1
2000/2001Tue 06 MarRotherham U.3 - 1BournemouthLGE1
2000/2001Sat 14 OctBournemouth0 - 1Rotherham U.LGE1
1996/1997Sat 11 JanBournemouth1 - 1Rotherham U.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Bournemouth have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.

Rotherham have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Millers have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.

Bournemouth are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League Two, still on -8 points from their 9 games thus far. Rotherham are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 1 point from 9 matches as both teams started the season with a 17 point penalty.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Rotherham U.642015714

FootyMad's prediction ...

Rotherham are not doing too bad on their travels, and they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Bournemouth. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Bournemouth6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Rotherham U.Not won in previous 3 away matches.
7 games since last defeat.