Head2Head & Team News - Grimsby Town

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

Rotherham prepare to entertain Grimsby Town at Don Valley Stadium, Sheffield on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Millers are clearly on top, having won 13 and lost only 3 of the 23 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Don Valley was just last season, in October 2008, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-1 thriller, in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Tue 18 AugGrimsby Town1 - 2Rotherham.LGE2
2008/2009Sat 24 JanGrimsby Town3 - 0Rotherham LGE2
2008/2009Sat 04 OctRotherham.4-1Grimsby TownLGE2
2007/2008Sat 12 AprGrimsby Town0 - 1Rotherham LGE2
2007/2008Sat 03 NovRotherham.2 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
2007/2008Tue 09 OctRotherham.1 - 1Grimsby TownASSM
2002/2003Tue 18 MarRotherham 0 - 1Grimsby TownCHMP

Recent respective form guides

The Millers are looking to bounce back from Tuesdays poor performance against Darlington, that being their only defeat in the last six, but having drawn 4 of them. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.

The away form of Grimsby Town is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. The Mariners have conceded 6 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Rotherham 61239135
Grimsby Town6051455

Team News...
Millers manager Ronnie Moore should welcome back Dale Tonge to right back after he completed 90 minutes in the reserves on Wednesday. Meanwhile new loan signing Gavin Gunning goes straight into the squad after arriving from Blackburn on Friday. Nick Fenton serves the final game of his ban.

Neil Woods has no fresh injury worries for our visitors. On loan Michael Coulson has extended his loan from Barnsley until the end of the season and new boy Wes Brown may make a full debut after joining from Burnley.

MillersMad's prediction ...
Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Rotherham U.Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Grimsby TownPrevious 4 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 16 most recent games.