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History of the Rotherham United v Mansfield Town fixture

Mansfield Town face a trip to Rotherham United at Millmoor Ground on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Stags will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them taste defeat on 18 occasions, and draw 10, from the 31 games played.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in November 2005, with Mansfield Town inflicting a narrow 3 - 4 defeat upon the The Millers in a F.A. Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Tue 04 SepMansfield Town0 - 1Rotherham U.ASSM
2005/2006Sat 05 NovRotherham U.3 - 4Mansfield TownFAC
1999/2000Fri 17 MarRotherham U.2 - 3Mansfield TownLGE2
1999/2000Tue 23 NovMansfield Town1 - 2Rotherham U.LGE2
1998/1999Fri 22 JanMansfield Town0 - 3Rotherham U.LGE2
1998/1999Mon 31 AugRotherham U.0 - 0Mansfield TownLGE2
1997/1998Sat 14 MarRotherham U.2 - 2Mansfield TownLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Rotherham United's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While The Millers have scored 8, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Mansfield Town is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Stags have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Rotherham U. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 11 points from their 9 games played so far, Mansfield Town find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 9 games have yielded only 4 points.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Rotherham U.6222468
Mansfield Town60063100

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Rotherham U.Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Mansfield TownLost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 10 away matches.
An overall losing run of 6 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.