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History of the Rotherham United v Swindon Town fixture

Swindon Town travel to take on Rotherham United at Millmoor Ground on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 5 of the 12 previous games, with the hosts winning just 4.

The last time the two teams met at Rotherham U. was just over four years ago, in March 2001, as the The Millers edged out their past their rivals by a score of 4 - 3 in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2000/2001Sat 31 MarRotherham U.4 - 3Swindon TownLGE1
2000/2001Sat 16 DecSwindon Town2 - 1Rotherham U.LGE1
1995/1996Sat 09 DecRotherham U.0 - 2Swindon TownLGE1
1995/1996Sat 23 SepSwindon Town1 - 0Rotherham U.LGE1
1986/1987Sat 21 FebRotherham U.1 - 2Swindon TownLGE1
1986/1987Sat 27 SepSwindon Town2 - 0Rotherham U.LGE1
1980/1981Sat 07 FebRotherham U.1 - 0Swindon TownLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Rotherham United's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. While The Millers have scored 10, a worringly large 14 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Swindon Town is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Robins have hit 5 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Rotherham U. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca Cola League One with a return of just 19 points from their 19 games thus far. Swindon Town find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 19 games have yielded only 14 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Rotherham U.60248132
Swindon Town61237135

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Robins out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Rotherham U.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Rotherham U. Been beaten in each of their previous 4 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 8 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 15 most recent games.
Swindon Town Not won in previous 19 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.