Rotherham United
Rotherham United
Blackburn Rovers
Blackburn Rovers
2021-05-01 14:00:00
1 - 1

Rotherham United vs Blackburn Rovers Live Stream, Predictions

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Full-Time Result Prediction
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Draw

The Championship game at AESSEAL New York Stadium on Saturday sees home team Rotherham United playing Blackburn Rovers.

To see all of our predictions, user poll & stats for Rotherham United v Blackburn Rovers, scroll down (including the best match odds).

Both Teams to Score Prediction
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Yes

📏 Form Guide

Rotherham United
Rotherham United
WLLLLL 🔻

Rotherham United will be looking to improve on their last outing here following the 1-0 Championship loss in their previous game against Brentford.

In that match, Rotherham United managed 40% possession and 8 shots at goal with 3 on target. Brentford got 14 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target.

Rotherham United haven’t made the most of their chances in recent times. Their sum of goals equals just 4 vs opposing sides during the course of their previous six matches. In those meetings, The Millers have also seen the tally of goals against them total 7.

Heading into this contest, Rotherham United are without a win at home for the past 3 league matches.

Blackburn Rovers
Blackburn Rovers
LLDWLW

Blackburn Rovers will come into the match following on from a 5-2 Championship win over Huddersfield Town in their previous fixture.

In that match, Blackburn Rovers had 43% possession and 16 attempts on goal with 12 on target. For Blackburn Rovers, the scorers were Adam Armstrong (8', 54', 60'), Ben Brereton (22'), Ryan Nyambe (45' Own goal) and Sam Gallagher (57'). Huddersfield Town had 8 shots on goal with 1 of them on target. Josh Koroma (82') scored for Huddersfield Town.

The stats don’t lie, and Blackburn Rovers have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, conceding 9 goals in all. Defensively, Rovers have seen their frailties exposed. That aside, we will just have to wait and see whether the trend might persist in this next match.

Their past results show that Blackburn Rovers:

  • haven't beaten Rotherham United in games played away from home for the previous 3 matches in the league.
  • are without a win away from home in their last 4 matches in the league.

↔️ Head to head

A review of their most recent head to head clashes stretching back to 11/02/2017 shows that Rotherham United have won 1 of these & Blackburn Rovers 2, with the number of drawn results being 3.

A combined total of 16 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 7 from The Millers and 9 belonging to Rovers. The average goals per game has been 2.67.

The last league encounter featuring these sides was Championship match day 19 on 16/12/2020 when the final score was Blackburn Rovers 2-1 Rotherham United.

On that day, Blackburn Rovers had 67% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 4 on target. The goals were scored by Harvey Elliott (80') and Adam Armstrong (98').

Rotherham United got 10 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target. Michael Smith (61') was the scorer.

The match was refereed by Jarred Gillett.

📰 Team News: Rotherham United

Rotherham United boss Paul Warne has a full complement, with no fitness worries at all coming into this game thanks to a fully injury-free squad to choose from. Matt Crooks is ineligible for this match because of suspension.

ℹ️ Team News: Blackburn Rovers

From a largely full-strength group, there’s only the one fitness worry for the Blackburn Rovers manager Tony Mowbray to be concerned with. Bradley Dack (Cruciate Ligament Injury) misses out for this game.

⚡ Prediction

We’re inclined to think that Blackburn Rovers and Rotherham United should both get enough opportunities to score, although it’s hard to separate the two.

It could well end in a draw. Our tip is therefore for a 1-1 score draw at the end of this one.

Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.

Lucas Pereira, 23:16 26/04/2021

Correct Score Prediction
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1-1
Rotherham United

⚽️ Team Focus:
Rotherham United

Formed: 1870
Stadium: AESSEAL New York Stadium (12,021)
Captain: Richard Wood
Chairman: Tony Stewart
Manager: Paul Warne
Competitions: Championship position 22

⭐ Key Player: Michael Smith

Michael Smith

Customarily deployed in the Striker position, Michael Smith was born in Wallsend, England. Having played his first senior match for Darlington in the 2009 - 2010 season, the goalscoring Forward has struck 10 league goals in the Championship 2020 - 2021 campaign to date coming from a total of 40 appearances.

Blackburn Rovers 2020-12-16 19:45:00 2 - 1 Rotherham United
Rotherham United 2019-03-02 15:00:00 3 - 2 Blackburn Rovers
Blackburn Rovers 2018-11-10 15:00:00 1 - 1 Rotherham United
Rotherham United 2018-01-01 15:00:00 1 - 1 Blackburn Rovers
Blackburn Rovers 2017-09-26 18:45:00 2 - 0 Rotherham United
Rotherham United 2017-02-11 15:00:00 1 - 1 Blackburn Rovers
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1
Norwich City
Norwich City Norwich
44 28 9 7 36 93 WWLLW
2
Watford
Watford Watford
44 26 10 8 33 88 DWLWW
3
Brentford
Brentford Brentford
44 22 15 7 33 81 WDDWW
4
Bournemouth
Bournemouth B'mouth
44 22 11 11 30 77 WWWWL
5
Swansea City
Swansea City Swansea
44 22 11 11 18 77 WWDLD
6
Barnsley
Barnsley Barnsley
44 23 8 13 10 77 WWLWW
7
Reading
Reading Reading
44 19 12 13 11 69 WLDDD
8
Cardiff City
Cardiff City Cardiff
44 17 13 14 13 64 LDDDW
9
Middlesbrough
Middlesbrough Boro
44 18 9 17 5 63 DLLWW
10
Queens Park Rangers
Queens Park Rangers QPR
44 17 11 16 -2 62 WLWWL
11
Luton Town
Luton Town Luton
43 17 9 17 -9 60 LWWDW
12
Millwall
Millwall Millwall
44 14 17 13 -3 59 WLDLL
13
Stoke City
Stoke City Stoke
44 14 15 15 -2 57 LLDLD
14
Preston North End
Preston North End Preston
44 16 7 21 -10 55 WLDWW
15
Blackburn Rovers
Blackburn Rovers Blackburn
44 14 11 19 8 53 LDWLW
16
Nottingham Forest
Nottingham Forest Forest
45 12 16 17 -7 52 DLDDD
17
Birmingham City
Birmingham City Birmingham
44 13 13 18 -17 52 DWWDW
18
Bristol City
Bristol City Bristol City
44 15 6 23 -17 51 LDDLL
19
Coventry City
Coventry City Coventry
44 13 12 19 -17 51 LWWWL
20
Huddersfield Town
Huddersfield Town H'field
44 12 11 21 -21 47 DLWLL
21
Derby County
Derby County Derby
44 11 10 23 -21 43 LLLLL
22
Sheffield Wednesday
Sheffield Wednesday Sheff Wed
45 12 10 23 -21 40 LDWLD
23
Rotherham United
Rotherham United Rotherham
43 11 6 26 -16 39 LLLLL
24
Wycombe Wanderers
Wycombe Wanderers Wycombe
44 9 10 25 -34 37 WLDWL
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Luton Town 2021-05-04 18:15:00 0 - 0 Rotherham United
Rotherham United 2021-05-01 14:00:00 1 - 1 Blackburn Rovers
Brentford 2021-04-27 18:00:00 1 - 0 Rotherham United
Barnsley 2021-04-24 14:00:00 1 - 0 Rotherham United
Rotherham United 2021-04-21 17:00:00 1 - 2 Middlesbrough
Blackburn Rovers 2021-05-08 11:30:00 5 - 2 Birmingham City
Rotherham United 2021-05-01 14:00:00 1 - 1 Blackburn Rovers
Blackburn Rovers 2021-04-24 14:00:00 5 - 2 Huddersfield Town
Sheffield Wednesday 2021-04-20 18:00:00 1 - 0 Blackburn Rovers
Blackburn Rovers 2021-04-16 17:00:00 2 - 1 Derby County
Cardiff City 2021-04-10 14:00:00 2 - 2 Blackburn Rovers
Rotherham United 2021-04-21 00:00:00 1 - 2 Middlesbrough
Rotherham United 2021-04-18 00:00:00 0 - 1 Birmingham City
Rotherham United 2021-04-15 00:00:00 0 - 1 Coventry City
Rotherham United 2021-04-13 00:00:00 3 - 1 Queens Park Rangers
Rotherham United 2021-04-05 00:00:00 0 - 3 Wycombe Wanderers
Rotherham United 2021-03-16 00:00:00 1 - 4 Watford
Sheffield Wednesday 2021-04-20 00:00:00 1 - 0 Blackburn Rovers
Cardiff City 2021-04-10 00:00:00 2 - 2 Blackburn Rovers
Wycombe Wanderers 2021-04-02 00:00:00 1 - 0 Blackburn Rovers
Norwich City 2021-03-20 00:00:00 1 - 1 Blackburn Rovers
Millwall 2021-03-06 00:00:00 0 - 2 Blackburn Rovers
Reading 2021-03-02 00:00:00 1 - 0 Blackburn Rovers
Goals scored 1.1
Goals conceded 1.5
Time first goal scored 40
Time first goal conceded 46
Yellow cards 2
Red cards 0.1
Subs used 3.7
Biggest victory 3-0
Biggest defeat 4-1
Goals scored 1.2
Goals conceded 1.1
Time first goal scored 44
Time first goal conceded 41
Yellow cards 1.7
Red cards 0
Subs used 4.3
Biggest victory 4-0
Biggest defeat 3-1
Michael Smith 10
Freddie Ladapo 9
Matt Crooks 6
Daniel Barlaser 3
Jamie Lindsay 3
Adam Armstrong 25
Sam Gallagher 8
Ben Brereton 6
Harvey Elliott 6
Bradley Dack 3
Cardiff City 2021-05-08 11:30:00 Rotherham United
Blackburn Rovers 2021-05-08 11:30:00 Birmingham City

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