MAD's Shrewsbury Town match preview

Last updated : 07 March 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Shrewsbury Town v Rotherham United fixture

Rotherham U. travel to take on Shrewsbury Town at the New Meadow on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 24 games played, The Millers have recorded 6 wins, and Shrewsbury Tn. have come away with 12 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Shrewsbury was back in January 2000 at the old Gay Meadow, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Division Three match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
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
1997/1998Sat 14 FebRotherham U.0 - 1Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Shrewsbury Town's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The Shrews have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Rotherham U.'s away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Millers have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Shrewsbury find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 40 points from their 34 matches. Rotherham are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 57 points from 35 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Shrewsbury Tn.60249162
Rotherham U.61147124

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Millers has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Shrewsbury.
Away win

Sequence statistics:
Shrewsbury Tn.Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Rotherham U.Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.