FootyMAD's Rotherham United match preview

Last updated : 20 February 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Rotherham United v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottm. Forest face a trip to Rotherham United at Millmoor Ground on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 10 games played, Forest have recorded 4 wins, and Rotherham U. have come away with 5 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2003, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a League Division One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Tue 14 OctNottm. Forest2 - 2Rotherham U.LD1
2002/2003Sun 04 MayRotherham U.2 - 2Nottm. ForestLD1
2002/2003Sat 28 SepNottm. Forest3 - 2Rotherham U.LD1
2001/2002Sat 02 MarRotherham U.1 - 2Nottm. ForestLD1
2001/2002Mon 17 SepNottm. Forest2 - 0Rotherham U.LD1
1956/1957Sat 19 JanNottm. Forest3 - 1Rotherham U.DIV2
1956/1957Sat 15 SepRotherham U.3 - 2Nottm. ForestDIV2

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 total of 12 goals have been scored by the Merry Millers in those games, with 9 conceded.

The away form of Nottm. Forest is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. Forest have conceded 6 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Rotherham U. find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 37 points from their 30 matches. Nottm. Forest are stuck down in the relegation zone of Nationwide League Division One with a return of just 30 points from their 30 games thus far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Rotherham U.612314135
Nottm. Forest6024392

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Merry Millers, as the Forest have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Rotherham U. No sequences of note
Nottm. Forest Not won in previous 8 away matches.
No win in the 6 most recent games.