Milton Keynes Dons match preview

Last updated : 04 January 2008 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Rotherham United v Milton Keynes Dons fixture

Rotherham prepare to entertain Milton Keynes Dons at Millmoor on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 8 games played, The Millers have recorded 4 wins, and Milton Keynes have come away with 2 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Millmoor was just last season, in May 2006, when they played out a goalless draw in a League One match which saw MK Dons relegated.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 06 MayRotherham U.0-0Milton KeynesLGE1
2005/2006Sat 29 OctMilton Keynes1 - 1Rotherham U.LGE1
2003/2004Sat 06 DecWimbledon1 - 2Rotherham U.CHMP
2003/2004Sat 08 NovRotherham U.3 - 1WimbledonCHMP
2002/2003Sat 22 MarRotherham U.2 - 1WimbledonCHMP
2002/2003Sat 04 JanRotherham U.0 - 3WimbledonFAC
2002/2003Tue 05 NovWimbledon1 - 3Rotherham U.LGEC

Recent respective form guides

Rotherham United are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the The Millers in those games, with 8 conceded.

Milton Keynes' away form is equally impressive, seeing them pick up six wins out of six. The Dons have managed to tuck away 10 goals in this period, and concede just the 2.

Rotherham are holding the final promotion place in Coca-Cola League Two, and have accumulated 46 points from the 23 games they have played so far. Milton Keynes are leading the way, with their 24 games giving them a return of 54 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Rotherham U.641112513
Milton Keynes651012316

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Millers go into their game against Milton Keynes in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Rotherham U.9 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Milton Keynes6 successive away victories.
8 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.