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Championship: Rotherham vs Sheffield Wednesday – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the Championship round 35 match between Rotherham and Sheffield Wednesday and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

Rotherham and Sheffield Wednesday will be desperate for points this coming Saturday, as both are very eager to escape their current disappointing position. The question is, whether either team has the guts to go all-out pursuing an important win, or a cautious draw is on the cards instead?


Team form: Rotherham vs Sheffield Wednesday

Rotherham Form

Rotherham have had to endure a tough spell in their last three matches, from which they have nothing to show. They were beaten 0-1 by Watford, before Ipswich ran out 4-3 winners. A third defeat on the trot followed against Queens Park Rangers, who came out 2-1 winners. Rotherham only managed one meagre home win from a possible six at New York Stadium in the Championship. They also drew one and lost four of these six encounters, in which they scored three and conceded seven goals.

Sheffield Wednesday Form

Sheffield Wednesday look back on their last three matches with six points to show for their efforts. Against Leicester, they were left empty-handed in a 2-0 defeat, but they bounced back by beating Millwall in a 0-2 win. They followed that up with a 2-1 win against Bristol City in their most recent outing. Sheffield Wednesday won twice, while also recording zero draws, and four defeats in their last six away matches in the Championship. The scoreline from these matches says 12 goals conceded and three scored.

Betting stats for Rotherham and Sheffield Wednesday

Here are some stats and facts that might be useful for betting on the upcoming match between Rotherham and Sheffield Wednesday. The facts are based on the data from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all competitions.

  • Rotherham have not won 28 of the last 30 matches
  • Rotherham have not won 27 of the last 29 matches in the Championship
  • In 17 of the last 19 Rotherham home matches in the Championship, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 15 of the last 16 Rotherham home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Rotherham have conceded in 21 of the last 23 matches
  • Sheffield Wednesday have lost 6 of the last 8 away matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • Sheffield Wednesday have lost 3 of the last 4 away matches in the Championship without scoring a goal
  • Sheffield Wednesday have lost 5 of the last 7 away matches in the Championship while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • Sheffield Wednesday have lost 3 of the last 4 away matches in the Championship while scoring less than 0.5 goals
  • Sheffield Wednesday have lost 6 of the last 8 away matches

Players in form: Rotherham vs Sheffield Wednesday

Look no further than Tom Eaves, when searching for a marksman currently in good shape. He hit the target twice lately for Rotherham in the Championship, while Ike Ugbo managed five goals in the last half dozen matches for Sheffield Wednesday in this tournament. No doubt, both are looking to add to their total once again.

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Full-time result

Rotherham claimed a measly one home win in 10 most recent games at New York Stadium. However, they did draw three whilst losing six. Sheffield Wednesday won three of their last 10 away games, with zero draws and seven defeats as well. Rotherham lost 6 matches on the bounce.

Both teams to score

Rotherham scored the first goal of the match in four of their previous ten games. Interestingly, Sheffield Wednesday scored the opening goal of the match in just three of their last ten games. Sheffield Wednesday will feel optimistic about scoring on Saturday with Rotherham managing a measly zero clean sheet in the previous 10 games. The latter fought their way to three clean sheets in their previous 10 games.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals came out five times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Rotherham, who scored an average of 0.8 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of the last ten outings for Sheffield Wednesday, who managed to score 0.9 times in those matches. Somehow Rotherham failed to keep a clean sheet in their previous 10 matches.

Suggested bet: Rotherham vs Sheffield Wednesday

To summarize, the upcoming Championship clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the stats and facts for Rotherham vs Sheffield Wednesday mentioned in this article, we are offering a free betting tip below.

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