Head2Head & Shrewsbury Town match preview

Last updated : 22 February 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Rotherham United v Shrewsbury Town fixture

The Millers prepare to entertain Shrewsbury Town at Don Valley Stadium on Monday evening infront of the Sky cameras, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 25 games played, The Millers have recorded 11 wins, and Shrewsbury have come away with 9 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Don Valley Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2009, with Shrewsbury. inflicting a narrow 2-1 defeat upon the Millers in League Two.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Tue 01 DecShrewsbury Tn.2 - 0Rotherham U.LGE2
2008/2009Sat 18 AprRotherham U.1-2Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
2008/2009Sat 06 DecShrewsbury Tn.1 - 0Rotherham U.LGE2
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

Recent respective form guides

Rotherham United are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

In contrast The Shrews 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. They've have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Rotherham U.63127710
Shrewsbury Tn.64028412

Team News...
The Millers' Gavin Gunning (head) and Dale Tonge (foot) are injured and midfielder Gary Roberts is suspended after he saw red in their draw with Torquay on Friday.

Shrewsbury hope to welcome back defender Dean Holden and midfielder Jake Simpson to the starting line-up as they both return from injury.

New signing Jamie Cureton could be handed his first start for the Shrews.

MillersMAD's prediction ...
We hope we're wrong, but we can see the visitors nicking this one by the odd goal, Away win

Sequence statistics:
Rotherham U.Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Shrewsbury Tn.Last drawn game 7 outings ago.

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