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Rotherham United will be looking for a repeat result of a 3-1 Championship victory versus Queens Park Rangers. In that game, Rotherham United had 38% possession and 15 shots on goal with 5 on target. For Rotherham United, the goalscorers were Freddie Ladapo (64', 66') and Michael Smith (90'). At the other end, Queens Park Rangers got 12 shots at goal with 3 on target. Lyndon Dykes (52') scored for Queens Park Rangers.

Over their preceding six games, Paul Warne's Rotherham United have scored a total of 6 times which gives them an average number of goals per match of 1.Going into this contest, Rotherham United haven't beaten Coventry City in their last 2 league matches

After being beaten in their last game against Bournemouth in Championship competition, Coventry City and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.

In that game, Coventry City managed 34% possession and 7 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. The only player to score for Coventry City was Matty James (3'). Bournemouth got 12 shots at goal with 7 of them on target. Arnaut Danjuma (1', 28'), David Brooks (69') and Dominic Solanke (92') scored for Bournemouth.

Mark Robins's Coventry City have managed to stick the ball in the net 5 times throughout their latest six matches. The overall goals that they have conceded during those same clashes adds up to 10.

Heading into this fixture, Coventry City have not won away from home in their last 8 matches in the league. What a terrible run of away results.

Head to head

Looking over their prior head to head clashes dating back to 01/01/2005 tells us that Rotherham United have won 2 of these games & Coventry City 3, with the number of drawn results standing at 1.

20 goals were produced between them in these games, with 11 for The Millers and 9 coming from The Sky Blues. That’s an average goals per game of 3.33.

The previous league meeting between these clubs was Championship match day 16 on 05/12/2020 and the score finished Coventry City 3-1 Rotherham United.

That time, Coventry City had 42% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 7 of them on target. The goals were scored by Maxime Biamou (5'), Tyler Walker (12') and Leo Østigård (72'). Rotherham United had 10 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target. Daniel Barlaser (85') scored.

Team News: Rotherham United

Rotherham United manager Paul Warne will be grateful not to have any fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this game with a completely injury-free squad available to select from.

Team News: Coventry City

Coventry manager Mark Robins has to choose a team with limited availability. Tyler Walker (Hip Injury) and Jodi Jones (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) can’t be considered.

Prediction

Coventry City and Rotherham United could find scoring goals difficult here.I'll have to see, but a draw might be on the cards. That’s why our selection here is for a 0-0 score at the end of the 90.

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