FootyMAD's Rotherham United match preview

Last updated : 05 March 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Rotherham United v Bradford City fixture

Bradford City face a trip to Rotherham United at Millmoor Ground on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Bantams will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 17 and win only 6 of the 27 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in January 2003, as the Merry Millers edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 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:
2003/2004Sat 20 DecBradford City0 - 2Rotherham U.LD1
2002/2003Sat 18 JanRotherham U.3 - 2Bradford CityLD1
2002/2003Sat 31 AugBradford City4 - 2Rotherham U.LD1
2001/2002Sat 16 MarRotherham U.1 - 1Bradford CityLD1
2001/2002Sat 08 DecBradford City3 - 1Rotherham U.LD1
2001/2002Tue 11 SepRotherham U.0 - 4Bradford CityLC
1995/1996Sat 16 MarBradford City2 - 0Rotherham U.LD2

Recent respective form guides

Rotherham United have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 10.

The away form of Bradford City is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. Bantams have conceded 10 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 41 points from their 33 matches. Bradford City are stuck down in the relegation zone of Nationwide League Division One with a return of just 26 points from their 34 games thus far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Rotherham U.622213108
Bradford City61056113

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Rotherham U. Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Bradford City Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 18 outings ago.