FootyMAD's Rotherham United match preview

Last updated : 02 November 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Nottingham Forest v Rotherham United fixture

Nottm. Forest prepare to entertain Rotherham United at City Ground on Wednesday evening, aiming to maintain a near-perfect record against their opponents. The Forest have won 9 of the 11 matches the two teams have contested.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was earlier this season, the Forest carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in an League Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Wed 22 SepNottm. Forest2-1Rotherham U.LC
2003/2004Sat 21 FebRotherham U.1 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2003/2004Tue 14 OctNottm. Forest2 - 2Rotherham U.CHMP
2002/2003Sun 04 MayRotherham U.2 - 2Nottm. ForestCHMP
2002/2003Sat 28 SepNottm. Forest3 - 2Rotherham U.CHMP
2001/2002Sat 02 MarRotherham U.1 - 2Nottm. ForestCHMP
2001/2002Mon 17 SepNottm. Forest2 - 0Rotherham U.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.

The away form of Rotherham U. is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. The Millers have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Nottm. Forest are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 13 points from their 16 games thus far. Rotherham U. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 16 games have yielded only 5 points.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest6213777
Rotherham U.60064120

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that Forest's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Rotherham U.. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Rotherham U. Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 11 away matches.
An overall losing run of 6 games.
No win in the 13 most recent games.