FootyMAD's Morecambe match preview

Last updated : 02 March 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Rotherham United v Morecambe fixture

Rotherham U. prepare to entertain Morecambe at Don Valley Stadium on Tuesday evening,

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2007, with Rotherham U. running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 16 AugMorecambe1 - 3Rotherham U.LGE2
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

Rotherham United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These games have seen The Millers score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 2.

The Shrimps 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 Shrimps's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Rotherham U. find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 33 points from their 30 matches. Morecambe's 44 points from 34 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Rotherham U.63125210

FootyMad's prediction ...

Rotherham are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of Morecambe will prove too much for the homesters. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Rotherham U.5 games since last home draw.
MorecambeUndefeated in last 3 away games.
9 games since last defeat.