FootyMAD's Doncaster Rovers match preview

Last updated : 26 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Doncaster Rovers v Rotherham United fixture

Rotherham U. face a trip to Doncaster Rovers at Keepmoat Stadium on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 13 of the 39 previous games, with the hosts winning just 12.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2006, with Doncaster Rvs. running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 16 SepRotherham U.0 - 0Doncaster Rvs.LGE1
2005/2006Sat 01 AprDoncaster Rvs.3 - 1Rotherham U.LGE1
2005/2006Sat 31 DecRotherham U.1 - 0Doncaster Rvs.LGE1
1997/1998Sat 18 AprRotherham U.3 - 0Doncaster Rvs.LGE2
1997/1998Fri 19 DecDoncaster Rvs.0 - 3Rotherham U.LGE2
1991/1992Tue 10 MarRotherham U.3 - 1Doncaster Rvs.LGE2
1991/1992Wed 06 NovDoncaster Rvs.1 - 1Rotherham U.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Doncaster Rovers have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Rovers in those games, with 6 conceded.

In complete contrast to Doncaster Rvs., Rotherham U. are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. The Millers have conceded 13 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Doncaster Rvs.'s 43 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Rotherham U. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League One with a return of just 24 points from their 28 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Doncaster Rvs.631210910
Rotherham U.60246132

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Millers are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Doncaster Rvs.. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Doncaster Rvs.Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Rotherham U.Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 8 most recent games.

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