Rotherham face a trip to Chesterfield on Tuesday evening, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 22 out of 31 times.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2008, the Spireites carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League Two match with Alan Goodall's last minute winner proving the difference.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 05 Sep||Millers.||3 - 1||Chesterfield||LGE2|
|2008/2009||Sat 21 Mar||Millers.||3 - 0||Chesterfield||LGE2|
|2008/2009||Sat 06 Sep||Chesterfield||1 - 0||Millers.||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Sat 15 Mar||Millers||2 - 1||Chesterfield||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Wed 05 Dec||Chesterfield||0 - 2||Millers.||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Sat 13 Jan||Millers.||0 - 1||Chesterfield||LGE1|
|2006/2007||Sat 09 Sep||Chesterfield||2 - 1||Millers.||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Chesterfield have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.
The away form of the Millers however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. They have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 10 against.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
John Sheridan should welcome back Jack Lester for the home side after three games out with injury.
Hamstring injuries to Wade Small and former Miller Ian Breckin look set to rule them out whilst Phil Picken is also likely to miss out.
Jamie Lowry, Gregor Robertson and Drew Talbot are all missing long term. Midfielder Ian Morris has returned to Scunthorpe United after his loan spell.
Striker Scott Boden could be asked to play wide right to make way for Lester's return to partner Barry Conlon.
The Millers could welcome back Nick Fenton after suspension and also Dale Tonge to right back in place of Marc Joseph.
Tom Pope is set to continue upfront with Adam Le Fondre with new signing Gavin Gunning continuing at left back.
MillersMad's prediction ...
A narrow Away win
|Chesterfield||10 games since last home draw.|
|Millers||10 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.