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Last updated : 27 October 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Rotherham United v Darlington fixture

Rotherham U. prepare to entertain Darlington at Don Valley Stadium on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 30 games played, The Millers have recorded 14 wins, and Darlington have come away with 10 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2007, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a League Two match at Millmoor.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Wed 26 DecDarlington1 - 1Rotherham U.LGE2
2007/2008Sat 08 SepRotherham U.0-2DarlingtonLGE2
1999/2000Sat 01 AprDarlington2 - 2Rotherham U.LGE2
1999/2000Sat 18 DecRotherham U.2 - 1DarlingtonLGE2
1998/1999Sat 03 AprDarlington1 - 2Rotherham U.LGE2
1998/1999Sat 17 OctRotherham U.3 - 1DarlingtonLGE2
1997/1998Sat 17 JanRotherham U.3 - 0DarlingtonLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Rotherham United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 17 goals for the Millers, with 10 goals against.

Darlington have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Quakers, and 3 goals against.

Rotherham U. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 8 points from 13 matches but would be in second place if it wasn;t for their 17 point deduction. Darlington's total of 22 points from their 13 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League Two.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Rotherham U.641115913

FootyMad's prediction

Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Rotherham U.6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Darlington7 games since last defeat.

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