FootyMAD's Millwall match preview

Last updated : 06 April 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Millwall v Cardiff City fixture

Cardiff City pack their bags to visit Millwall at The Den on Wednesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 24 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 6 wins, and Millwall have come away with 12 victories.

The previous match played between the two at The Den was within the last three years, in August 2001, the The Lions carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a League Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 20 DecCardiff City1 - 3MillwallLD1
2001/2002Tue 21 AugMillwall2 - 1Cardiff CityLC
1999/2000Sat 04 DecMillwall2 - 0Cardiff CityLD2
1999/2000Sat 07 AugCardiff City1 - 1MillwallLD2
1986/1987Mon 26 JanCardiff City1 - 0MillwallFAC
1986/1987Tue 20 JanCardiff City2 - 2MillwallFAC
1986/1987Sat 10 JanMillwall0 - 0Cardiff CityFAC

Recent respective form guides

Millwall are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, The The Lions have scored 10 and conceded 3 during this period.

The Bluebirds have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Bluebirds's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

Millwall's total of 63 points from their 38 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Nationwide League Division One. Cardiff City's 58 points from 39 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Neither team is setting the world alight, and I think this game will result in a narrow home win for the The Lions. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Millwall Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
Cardiff City 5 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.