Rotherham vs Blackburn: Betting tips, predictions, odds & match preview

The live Championship game on Saturday lunchtime is a battle of the Roses as Yorkshire side Rotherham host Lancashire outfit Blackburn (kick-off 12:30pm)

Rotherham vs Blackburn: Betting tips

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Rotheram vs Blackburn: Predictions

Rotherham vs Blackburn: Predictions

Bet Prediction Best odds
BTTS? No 21/20 with SBK
Correct score Rotherham 0-1 Blackburn 6/1 with Betfred
First Goalscorer Sam Gallagher 7/1 with Bet 365

Rotherham are badly out of form going seven without a victory in all competitions losing five of these. One of these defeats was a 4-1 loss to Ipswich in the FA Cup last weekend while it is just two points from their last six in the league.

At home, the Millers put a three game losing streak behind them last time out with a 2-2 draw against Stoke but are still without a win in four here. They need to find a way to tighten up at the back having leaked 11 in their last four in front of theiur own fans.

Blackburn booked their place in the next round of the FA Cup with a 1-0 road victory against Norwich at Carrow Road. It is four defeats in the last six in the Championship for Rovers who did beat Cardiff last time in the league.

Away from Ewood Park, the Lancashire outfit have struggled losing six of their last nine in the league. They do not draw many games with it being April 9th the last time they drew a fixtue.

Rotherham vs Blackburn match stats

These sides are separated by 18 points in the league with the hosts in 21st and the visitors in third. They could be two divisions apart next season and the gulf in class means Rovers look value. Backing a road victory looks the value play here.

Rotherham will certainly be made to work hard and in particular.at the back. Wes Harding is a card magnet with seven for the season and three in his last seven. He looks value at 4/1 to be shown a card here.


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Rotherham vs Blackburn: Squawka Says

Scoreline prediction: Rotherham 0-1 Blackburn

Rotherham vs Blackburn odds


Rotherham vs Blackburn head-to-head

8 October 2022- Blackburn 3-0 Rotherham- Championship
1 May 2021- Rotherham 1-1 Blackburn- Championship
16 December 2020- Blackburn 2-1 Rotherham- Championship
2 March 2019- Rotherham 3-2 Blackburn- Championship
10 November 2018- Blackburn 1-1 Rotherham- Championship¨

Rovers have dominated the recent meetings between the sides losing just one of their last 12 battles. Ben Brereton got a brace in the reverse fixture that saw Blackburn ease to a 3-0 success.

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