Rotherham enjoys home advantage when visitors Middlesbrough swing by for a clash in the Championship on Wednesday. Placed 2nd in the table, Rotherham have amassed 39 points after 39 games. On 57 points, Middlesbrough is ranked in 11th place with an equal amount of matches to their name.
Rotherham United vs Birmingham City Betting Tips & Predictions
It has been a few rounds since Middlesbrough last taste of success in the Championship, and they should expect no presents from upcoming opponents Rotherham.
Stats and facts for Rotherham and Middlesbrough.
- Rotherham United has lost in the last 6 of 7 matches at home;
- Rotherham United conceded in the last 12 of 14 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Rotherham United’s last 4 of 6 matches;
- Rotherham United conceded the last 7 matches in a row at home.
- Middlesbrough did not win the last 5 matches in a row;
- Middlesbrough has lost the last 4 matches in a row when playing away;
- Middlesbrough has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches;
- Middlesbrough has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches when playing away.
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Form Rotherham vs Middlesbrough
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Rotherham hope to boost points tally.
Results have pretty much up to scratch in recent matches for Rotherham, who have been neither awesome nor poor. In their previous 3 matches, Rotherham ended with a 0-0 draw against Huddersfield and went on to a 3-1 win against Queens P.R. Their latest match served up a 1-0 defeat against Coventry.
Rotherham hoping to bounce back
Middlesbrough goes into this encounter on the back of some poor performances in the league. In their previous 3 matches, Middlesbrough ended with a 1-1 draw against Watford and a 2-0 defeat against Barnsley. Their latest match served up a 2-1 defeat against Queens P.R…
Being both the bookmakers favorite at odds 2.70 and with stronger performances lately than Middlesbrough has put on show, Rotherham seem the natural pick.
Rotherham v Middlesbrough Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Middlesbrough have historical advantage
Middlesbrough was left empty-handed when Rotherham handed them a 3-0 defeat in their last Championship encounter. The former did win the reverse match, though, as they secured 3 points to their name by claiming a 2-1 win. 3 times in the last 7 matches between Rotherham and Middlesbrough, over 2.5 goals came out as a winning bet. Both teams found the back of the net 1 time in those 7 matches meetings. Middlesbrough has a 4-1-2 advantage in the Championship against Rotherham.
Rotherham are 2nd with 39 points after 39 games. Middlesbrough ranks as 11th in the table on 57 points.
Full Time Betting
The bookmakers have the two sides more or less evenly matched in the betting market. Betting on Rotherham will payout at 2.70, as bookies predict Rotherham are in with a 37% chance of beating Middlesbrough. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.20 on offer, while an away win for Middlesbrough pays out at 2.63. Rotherham won 2 of their last 10 home league games, whereas Middlesbrough lost 5 of their last 10 away league games.
Looking at the bookmakers’ prices, the chance of this match seeing both teams to score (BTTS) lies at 53%. This equals odds 1.90 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Speculating in the opposite outcome that at least one side keeps a clean sheet pays out at 1.90. The last 10 home league games for Rotherham averaged 3.1 goals per game, with BTTS paying out 5 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Middlesbrough, the average total goals were 2.5, with 6 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
According to the bookmakers, the chance of this match having over 2.5 goals is just 45%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.20 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.60. Rotherham’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 3.1 goals a game. 7 of Rotherham’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Middlesbrough’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.5 goals per game. 6 of the last 10 away matches for Middlesbrough went over 2.5 goals.