FootyMAD's Morecambe match preview

Last updated : 15 August 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Morecambe v Rotherham United fixture

Rotherham U. face a trip to Morecambe at Christie Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The two previous games have resulted in one drawn game and one defeat for the The Millers.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2008, with Morecambe annihilating their visitors 5 - 1 in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 29 MarMorecambe5 - 1Rotherham U.LGE2
2007/2008Sat 20 OctRotherham U.3 - 1MorecambeLGE2
1979/1980Tue 27 NovRotherham U.0 - 2MorecambeFAC
1979/1980Sat 24 NovMorecambe1 - 1Rotherham U.FAC

Recent respective form guides

Morecambe are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Shrimps in those games, with 7 conceded.

Rotherham U. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the The Millers have hit 6 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Morecambe's 1 points from 1 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Rotherham U. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with -14 points from 1 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Rotherham U.65108316

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the The Millers has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Morecambe. Away win

Sequence statistics:
MorecambeFailed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
Rotherham U.Undefeated in last 3 away games.
7 games since last defeat.

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