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Rotherham vs Sheffield United: Betting tips, predictions, odds & match preview

Three crucial points and local bragging rights are up for grabs on Saturday lunchtime (12:30pm kick-off) when Rotherham host Yorkshire rivals Sheffield United.

Rotherham vs Sheffield United: Betting Tips

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Rotherham vs Sheffield United: Predictions

Rotherham vs Sheffield United: Predictions

Bet Prediction Best odds
BTTS? Yes 10/11 with 888 Sport
Correct score Rotherham 1-2 Sheffield United 15/2 with Paddy Power
First Goalscorer Shane Ferguson 22/1 with Bet 365

Rotherham picked up a useful point on the road last time out as they drew 1-1 with Watford at Vicarage Road. This added to the three points claimed in the game before where they defeated Blackburn 4-0 has moved them to 20th and five points from the relegation spits.

Matt Taylor has found a 4-3-3 formation that seems to be bringing the best out of his team and one player who is enjoying this system is Shane Ferguson. It is two goals in two games for the Northern Irishman.

Sheffield United are going strong in their bid to get back to the Premier League and they sit second with 12 points between them and Middlesbrough in third. They are flying having taken 16 points from the last 18 on offer.

Five of the last six Championship matches the Blades have been involved in have seen both teams net with United winning four of those. John Eagan likes a road-trip grabbing two in his last three.

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Rotherham vs Sheffield United Match Stats

Rotherham now have netted five goals in their last two Championship fixtures and will fancy their chances of netting here. Sheffield United have seen both teams score in five of their last six and all three if just looking at away games. They were involved in a classic 3-3 draw with Wrexham in the FA Cup and both teams to net appeals here.

United do have the best defensive record in the division but they have conceded at least once in their last three on the road. Shane Ferguson has two in two and as such looks value to net here at prices close to double figures.

Rotherham vs Sheffield United: Squawka Says

Scoreline prediction: Rotherham 1-2 Sheffield United

Rotherham vs Sheffield United odds


Rotherham vs Sheffield United head-to-head

8 November 2022- Sheffield United 0-1 Rotherham- Championship
9 March 2019- Sheffield United 2-0 Rotherham- Championship
24 November 2018- Rotherham 2-2 Sheffield United- Championship
8 April 2014- Sheffield United 1-0 Rotherham- League 1
7 September 2013- Rotherham 3-1 Sheffield United- League 1

Rotherham can take inspiration from the fact that they have already beaten Sheffield United this season defeating them 1-0 at Bramall Lane. The Blades have though lost just one of their last five at the Millers.

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