Rotherham vs Nottingham Forest Prediction

Richard McTiernan 05 Apr 2019
  • Rotherham are in the bottom three and in need of points

  • Nottingham Forest are ninth and still in the play-off mix

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Rotherham vs Nottingham Forest Match Prediction

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Rotherham vs Nottingham Forest Match Info

Date: Saturday 6th April 2019
Kick-off: 3:00pm
Venue: New York Stadium, Rotherham

Rotherham vs Nottingham Forest Head-to-Head

Last Three Results:
22 September 2018 – Nottingham Forest 1-0 Rotherham United – Championship
31 January 2017 – Nottingham Forest 2-0 Rotherham United – Championship
14 September 2016 – Rotherham United 2-2 Nottingham Forest- Championship

Full Head-to-Head Record:
Rotherham wins: 7
Draws: 12
Nottingham Forest wins: 24

Rotherham vs Nottingham Forest Stats

  • Rotherham have won just two of their last 11 home games
  • Nottingham Forest have failed to win any of their last ten on road
  • The last four meetings at this ground between these sides have been drawn

Rotherham vs Nottingham Forest Match Preview

Rotherham will be looking to bounce back from a comprehensive defeat at the weekend as they went down 6-1 to Derby.  It leaves them in the bottom three though they are just one behind Millwall in 21st.  All but one of their remaining fixtures comes against a team in the top 16 and that one is a key meeting with Birmingham.

At the New York Stadium, the Millers have been decent this season picking up 26 of their 36 points here.  They have though won just one of their last six and two of the previous 11 in the Championship.  Each of the last seven and 12 of the last 13 at their own place have seen both teams net.

A 2-1 win at home to Swansea last weekend kept the play-off dream alive for Nottingham Forest although it was a score that was a little harsh on their opponents.  Forest sit ninth going into the weekend three points behind Villa in sixth.  They have seven games remaining only three of which are against fellow top-half sides.

Away from the City Ground, the Tricky Trees are draw specialists with only Stoke (12) drawing more than the 11 they have seen end all-square.  It is ten without a victory on the road with six of these ending in a draw.  The East Midlands outfit have netted just once in their last three away matches.

Nottingham Forest are favourites to win this game and while I can see this because of the respective league positions of both sides I could not bring myself to back them as they have just three road wins all season.

Seven of the last eight at the New York Stadium have gone over 2.5 goals and this looks a sensible play here especially as both sides need the victory.  If you extend it out seven of the last 13 here have gone over 3.5 goals so that also looks worth a small interest.

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    Rotherham vs Nottingham Forest Prediction

    Rotherham vs Nottingham Forest Match Info Date: Saturday 6th April 2019 Kick-off: 3:00pm Venue: New York Stadium, Rotherham Rotherham vs Nottingham Forest Head-to-Head Last Three Results: 22 September 2018 – Nottingham Forest 1-0 Rotherham United – Championship 31 January 2017 – Nottingham Forest 2-0 Rotherham United – Championship 14 September 2016 – Rotherham United 2-2 Nottingham Forest-…