FootyMAD's Luton Town match preview

Last updated : 30 March 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Luton Town v Rotherham United fixture

Rotherham U. travel to take on Luton Town at Kenilworth Road 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 14 games.

The last time the two teams met at Luton Town was back in April 2001, with Rotherham inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Hatters in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 20 SepRotherham U.1 - 0Luton TownLGE2
2000/2001Tue 24 AprLuton Town0 - 1Rotherham U.LGE1
2000/2001Sat 02 SepRotherham U.1 - 1Luton TownLGE1
1996/1997Sat 05 AprRotherham U.0 - 3Luton TownLGE1
1996/1997Sat 31 AugLuton Town1 - 0Rotherham U.LGE1
1983/1984Tue 25 OctLuton Town0 - 2Rotherham U.LGEC
1983/1984Tue 04 OctRotherham U.2 - 3Luton TownLGEC

Recent respective form guides

Luton Town have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the The Hatters in those games, with 5 conceded.

The Millers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Millers have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.

Luton Town find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 39 games have yielded only 22 points. Rotherham see themselves just below half way in Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 45 points from their 37 games played so far, both sides have overturned points deductions of 30 and 17 respectively this campaign.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Luton Town64029612
Rotherham U.632112511

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Luton Town4 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Rotherham U.3 successive away victories.
4 games since last away draw.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.