AFC Bournemouth vs Rotherham United
England – Championship
Date: Wednesday, 17 February 2021
Kick-off at 20:15 UK/ 21:15 CET
Venue: Vitality Stadium.
The Cherries were a part of the Premier League the last season, and that additional experience and exposure has really helped them in 2020-21 to be in contention for the playoff spots.
Moreover, they are determined to get back where they feel they originally belong.
Currently they are placed sixth in the table, and have a buffer of six points over the squad that’s placed seventh. In addition, note that Jonathan Woodgate’s men have also scored the second-most number of goals so far in the contest.
Meanwhile, the Millers are one of the worst teams in the Championship. In fact, they were promoted from the League One at the end of the season. That means – these two teams played two entire league divisions apart the last season.
Going on, Paul Warne’s men are also placed marginally above the relegation zone, and are being furiously chased by the determined Sheffield United.
Furthermore, the Cherries also have a great record at home, while their counterparts have been a failure on the road. Finally, Woodgate’s men also have the better h2h record recently.
By the looks of things, expect Bournemouth to have the edge this Wednesday.
Bournemouth vs Rotherham: Head-to-head (h2h)
- The Cherries had won four of the former six overall match-ups.
- They had scored a total of nine goals from the preceding three encounters, and thirteen goals from the past five fixtures.
- It’s been 15 years since the guests have won at this stadium.
- The latest clash had ended in a 2-2 draw.
Bournemouth vs Rotherham Prediction
Woodgate’s men were held to a goalless draw on the road the last match-day, by Nottingham Forest. In the meantime, the Millers lost 1-2 at home against Cardiff.
Going on, the Cherries are on a three-match unbeaten run, and had scored two or more goals in two of these games.
At home, they were invincible in 15 of their former 18 appearances, and had scored two or more goals in seven of their previous eleven matches here.
On the other hand, their counterparts were winless in 20 of their former 27 overall match-ups, and they had lost eight of their last eleven road trips.
Finally, Woodgate’s men also have a good h2h record against this rival over the years.
As such, expect Bournemouth to deliver a winning performance this Wednesday.
Bournemouth vs Rotherham: Betting Tips
Bournemouth to Win @ 1.75 (3/4)
Over 1.5 Team Goals by Bournemouth @ 1.75 (3/4).