FootyMAD's Rotherham United match preview

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

Cardiff City face a trip to Rotherham United at Millmoor Ground on Saturday afternoon, with the intention of improving a poor record there. The have ended up losing on 16 of the 20 occassions the two teams have clashed.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2003, when they played out a goalless 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:
2004/2005Sat 16 OctCardiff City2 - 0Rotherham U.CHMP
2003/2004Sat 10 JanCardiff City3 - 2Rotherham U.CHMP
2003/2004Sat 09 AugRotherham U.0 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
1998/1999Tue 16 MarRotherham U.1 - 0Cardiff CityLGE2
1998/1999Sat 29 AugCardiff City0 - 1Rotherham U.LGE2
1997/1998Tue 24 FebCardiff City2 - 2Rotherham U.LGE2
1997/1998Sat 18 OctRotherham U.1 - 1Cardiff CityLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Rotherham United's home form is most definitely relegation standard, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. The Millers have conceded a disappointing 10 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.

Cardiff City's away form is none too clever either, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Bluebirds, and 6 goals against.

Rotherham U. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 17 games have yielded only 6 points. Cardiff City are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 18 from their 17 matches played.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Rotherham U.60154111
Cardiff City624012710

FootyMad's prediction ...

Cardiff City are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Rotherham U. Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Not won in the 14 most recent games.
Cardiff City Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
8 games since last defeat.