FootyMAD's Rotherham United match preview

Last updated : 13 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Bournemouth v Rotherham United fixture

Bournemouth play host to Rotherham United at Dean Court on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Cherries are clearly on top, having won 9 and lost only 2 of the 15 games.

The last time the two teams met at Bournemouth was back in October 2000, over five years ago, with Rotherham U. inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Cherries in a League Division Two match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2000/2001Tue 06 MarRotherham U.3 - 1BournemouthLGE1
2000/2001Sat 14 OctBournemouth0-1Rotherham U.LGE1
1996/1997Sat 11 JanBournemouth1 - 1Rotherham U.LGE1
1996/1997Sat 28 SepRotherham U.1 - 0BournemouthLGE1
1995/1996Tue 20 FebRotherham U.1 - 0BournemouthLGE1
1995/1996Sat 02 SepBournemouth2 - 1Rotherham U.LGE1
1994/1995Sat 11 MarBournemouth1 - 1Rotherham U.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Bournemouth are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.

Rotherham U. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the The Millers have hit 8 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bournemouth's 36 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Rotherham U. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca Cola League One with a return of just 27 points from their 27 games thus far.

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

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

Bournemouth are not exactly setting the world alight at Dean Court at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Rotherham U. in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Bournemouth Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Rotherham U. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.