FootyMAD's Rotherham United match preview

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History of the Chesterfield v Rotherham United fixture

Chesterfield prepare to entertain Rotherham United at Recreation Ground on Tuesday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 22 wins out of 31 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Recreation Ground was just last season, in September 2008, the Spireites carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 05 SepRotherham U.3 - 1ChesterfieldLGE2
2008/2009Sat 21 MarRotherham U.3 - 0ChesterfieldLGE2
2008/2009Sat 06 SepChesterfield1-0Rotherham U.LGE2
2007/2008Sat 15 MarRotherham U.2 - 1ChesterfieldLGE2
2007/2008Wed 05 DecChesterfield0 - 2Rotherham U.LGE2
2006/2007Sat 13 JanRotherham U.0 - 1ChesterfieldLGE1
2006/2007Sat 09 SepChesterfield2 - 1Rotherham U.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Chesterfield have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.

The away form of Rotherham U. however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The The Millers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 10 against.

Chesterfield lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 39 points from their 25 games so far. Rotherham U. are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 42 points from 23 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Chesterfield6213347
Rotherham U.62139127

FootyMad's prediction ...

Chesterfield are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Chesterfield 10 games since last home draw.
Rotherham U. 10 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.