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Wycombe Wanderers will be visiting AESSEAL New York Stadium on Monday for the Championship fixture with home side Rotherham United.
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Rotherham United won’t want a repeat of their last result here after the 1-0 Championship losing effort in their last game against Millwall.
In that game, Rotherham United had 41% possession and 7 shots on goal with 2 on target. Millwall had 12 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. Jed Wallace (64') scored for Millwall.
It’s been seldom in recent games where Rotherham United have shown defensive steel. It will be a concern for them that The Millers have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 games, shipping 8 goals during that time.
Heading into this contest, Rotherham United are without a win at home for the past 4 league matches. That's never good.
Wycombe Wanderers will go into this clash following a 1-0 Championship win with the defeat of Blackburn Rovers in their last match.
In that game, Wycombe Wanderers managed 31% possession and 9 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. The scorer for Wycombe Wanderers was Fred Onyedinma (47'). For their opponents, Blackburn Rovers had 9 shots at goal with 1 on target.
In 5 of the previous six games involving Wycombe Wanderers, a notably low volume of goals have been hit between them and opposing teams. The overall average number of goals per game during that period is a meagre 1.5, with the number of goals averaged by The Blues equalling 0.5. Nevertheless, we must now wait to see whether the trend will be maintained in this upcoming game.
Their prior results show that Wycombe Wanderers:
- remain unbeaten by Rotherham United when they've played them away from home in the last 5 league matches. Travelling fans have really enjoyed these clashes.
- are without a win away from home in their last 5 matches in the league.
Head to head
An examination of their past head-to-head clashes going back to 23/10/2010 shows us that Rotherham United have won 1 of these and Wycombe Wanderers 4, with the tally of drawn games being 1.
An aggregate of 19 goals were scored between them in this period, with 8 from The Millers and 11 belonging to The Blues. The average goals per game has been 3.17.
The previous league encounter featuring the two was Championship match day 1 on 12/09/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Wycombe Wanderers 0-1 Rotherham United.
In that match, Wycombe Wanderers had 46% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target.
On the other side, Rotherham United had 12 shots on goal with 2 on target. Michael Ihiekwe (92') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by James Linington.
Team News: Rotherham United
Rotherham United boss Paul Warne doesn’t have any fitness worries at all before this game owing to a fully healthy group available for selection. Richard Wood will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
Team News: Wycombe Wanderers
With a fully injury-free group ready to go, Wycombe Wanderers boss Gareth Ainsworth does not have any fitness concerns at all before this game.
Our assessment is that Rotherham United will most probably be able to create a high number of chances and successful shots on target.
In contrast, Wycombe Wanderers may well find it hard finding the net themselves although we do see them converting at least once here.
We’re tipping a 3-1 victory for Rotherham United at the end of this one.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: AESSEAL New York Stadium (12,021)
Captain: Richard Wood
Chairman: Tony Stewart
Manager: Paul Warne
Competitions: Championship position 22
🔑 Key Man: Michael Smith
Usually used in the Striker position, Michael Smith was born in Wallsend, England. After having made a senior debut playing for Darlington in the 2009 - 2010 season, the goalscoring Forward has scored a sum of 9 league goals in this Championship 2020 - 2021 season to date coming from a total of 32 appearances.