FootyMAD's Shrewsbury Town match preview

Last updated : 05 December 2008 By Footymad Previewer
Footymad preview
History of the Shrewsbury Town v Rotherham United fixture

Rotherham face a trip to Shrewsbury Town at the New Meadow on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 25 games played, The Millers have recorded 6 wins, and Shrewsbury. have come away with 12 victories, although the teans have ionly met once at the Shrews new home.

That encounter between the two sides was less than a year ago, in March, where they shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Two match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 08 MarShrewsbury Tn.1 - 1Rotherham U.LGE2
2007/2008Sat 24 NovRotherham U.2 - 0Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
1999/2000Sat 29 JanShrewsbury Tn.0 - 0Rotherham U.LGE2
1999/2000Tue 07 DecRotherham U.2 - 1Shrewsbury Tn.ASSM
1999/2000Sat 28 AugRotherham U.4 - 0Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
1998/1999Tue 20 AprShrewsbury Tn.2 - 3Rotherham U.LGE2
1998/1999Sat 03 OctRotherham U.0 - 1Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Shrewsbury Town have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. In this time, the Shrews have rattled up an impressive 17 goals, and conceded 6.

Rotherham have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. While the Millers have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Shrewsbury are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 31 points from 18 games. Rotherham are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 10 points from 18 matches after their 17 point deduction and are winless in their last six outings.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Shrewsbury Tn.632113611
Rotherham U.60242132

FootyMad's prediction:

Home win

Sequence statistics:
Shrewsbury Tn.Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Rotherham U.Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 6 most recent games.