Rotherham U. travel to take on West Ham United at Boleyn Ground on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 7 games played, Merry Millers have recorded 2 wins, and West Ham Utd. have come away with 3 victories.
The last time the two teams met at West Ham Utd. was way back in the black-and-white days of March 1958, with West Ham Utd. annihilating their visitors 8 - 0 in a Second Division match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 23 Aug||Rotherham U.||1 - 0||West Ham Utd.||LD1|
|1957/1958||Sat 08 Mar||West Ham Utd.||8 - 0||Rotherham U.||DIV2|
|1957/1958||Sat 26 Oct||Rotherham U.||1 - 2||West Ham Utd.||DIV2|
|1956/1957||Sat 12 Jan||Rotherham U.||0 - 1||West Ham Utd.||DIV2|
|1956/1957||Sat 08 Sep||West Ham Utd.||1 - 1||Rotherham U.||DIV2|
|1955/1956||Sat 17 Dec||Rotherham U.||3 - 2||West Ham Utd.||DIV2|
|1955/1956||Sat 20 Aug||West Ham Utd.||1 - 1||Rotherham U.||DIV2|
Recent respective form guides
West Ham United's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 12 to 11.
The away form of Rotherham U. however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Merry Millers, and 8 goals against.
West Ham Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Nationwide League Division One, picking up 42 points from their 28 games so far. Rotherham U. find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 34 points from their 28 matches.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|West Ham Utd.||6||3||1||2||12||9||10|
FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against West Ham Utd. is likely to be a very close encounter, but one that the Madmen sees going the way of the home team. Home win
|West Ham Utd.||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
|Rotherham U.||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|
No win in the 5 most recent games.