MillersMAD's Lincoln City match preview

Last updated : 12 January 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Lincoln City v Rotherham United fixture

Rotherham travel to take on Lincoln City at Sincil Bank Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 41 games played, The Millers have recorded 14 wins, and Lincoln City have come away with 16 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Lincoln City was back in August 1999, the Red Imps carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1999/2000Sat 04 DecRotherham U.1 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
1999/2000Sat 07 AugLincoln City2 - 1Rotherham U.LGE2
1997/1998Fri 26 DecLincoln City0 - 1Rotherham U.LGE2
1997/1998Wed 10 SepRotherham U.3 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
1995/1996Tue 09 JanRotherham U.3 - 1Lincoln CityASSM
1992/1993Tue 01 DecLincoln City0 - 1Rotherham U.ASSM
1991/1992Sat 21 DecRotherham U.1 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Lincoln City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Imps have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

The away form of the Millers however, is much more impressive, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for Mark Robins' men, and 8 goals against.

Lincoln City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 22 points from 25 matches. Rotherham are holding the final promotion place in Coca-Cola League Two, and have accumulated 46 points from the 24 games they have played so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Lincoln City6213897
Rotherham U.631210610

FootyMad's prediction ...

Rotherham are in great form out on the road, so much so that we confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Lincoln City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Lincoln CityFailed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Rotherham U.Undefeated in last 8 away games.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.