FootyMAD's Dagenham & Redbridge match preview

Last updated : 26 September 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Dagenham & Redbridge v Rotherham United fixture

Rotherham face a trip to Dagenham & Redbridge at Victoria Road on Saturday afternoon, and will hope to continue their unbeaten record at the ground. The Millers won the only previous game contested between the two teams.

The only previous meeting between Dag. & Red. and Rotherham U. at was less than a year ago, in October 2007, as the visitors ran out cosy 2-0 winners 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:
2007/2008Sat 19 AprRotherham U.2 - 1Dag. & Red.LGE2
2007/2008Sat 27 OctDag. & Red.0 - 2Rotherham U.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Going back to last season, Dagenham & Redbridge have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. In this time, Daggers have rattled up an impressive 17 goals, and conceded 5.

The Millers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. Just 7 goals have scored in these games, though to be fair only a measly 4 have been let in at the wrong end.

Dag. & Red. are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 13 points from 7 games. Rotherham are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with -3 points from 7 matches after being deducted 17 points over the summer.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Dag. & Red.631212810
Rotherham U.6231649

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Dag. & Red. is likely to be a very close encounter, but one that the Madmen sees going the way of the home team. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Dag. & Red.Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Rotherham U.Not won in previous 2 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.