FootyMAD's Exeter City match preview

Last updated : 24 November 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Exeter City v Rotherham United fixture

Rotherham U. travel to take on Exeter City at St James' Park on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Millers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 8 and win only 3 of the 15 games.

The last time the two teams met at Exeter City was back in August 1999 with Exeter City running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a League Division Three match, Dutch striker Gisbert Bos scoring Rotherham's goal..

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1999/2000Sat 22 JanRotherham U.5 - 0Exeter CityLGE2
1999/2000Sat 21 AugExeter City3 - 1Rotherham U.LGE2
1998/1999Tue 13 AprExeter City3 - 0Rotherham U.LGE2
1998/1999Sat 28 NovRotherham U.0 - 0Exeter CityLGE2
1997/1998Sat 07 FebRotherham U.1 - 0Exeter CityLGE2
1997/1998Sat 20 SepExeter City3 - 1Rotherham U.LGE2
1993/1994Tue 19 AprRotherham U.3 - 0Exeter CityLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Exeter City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.

Rotherham have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. While the Millers have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Exeter lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 28 points from their 17 games so far. Rotherham are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 9 points from 17 matches after their 17 point deduction.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Exeter City62137117
Rotherham U.61143124

FootyMad's prediction ...

Home win, just!

Sequence statistics:
Exeter CityNot won in the 3 most recent games.
Rotherham U.Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 4 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.