Middlesbrough vs Rotherham Predictions & Match Preview

Middlesbrough vs Rotherham EFL Championship Prediction by LeagueLane

Middlesbrough vs Rotherham
England – Championship
Date: Saturday, 17 September 2022
Kick-off at 19:45 UK / 20:45 CET
Venue: Riverside Stadium

The Championship meeting at Riverside Stadium on Tuesday sees home side Middlesbrough play opponents Rotherham.

Middlesbrough will try their best to forget the last season because the seventh-place finish did not secure them a place in the Championship playoffs.

Going on, Middlesbrough follows an inconsistent form to enter their next Championship fixture. They started off winless this season. Their dismal form at the beginning of the season is much displeased.

The past season saw their defensive side leaking goals in huge numbers. They were struggling with the same at the beginning. And its maintained the same till now.

They had allowed a two goals each in 2 of their previous 3 league fixtures. This defensive slump had caused their momentum. A victory is often covered by a sudden defeat.

Meanwhile, Rotherham did not need much time to return to the second division as they claimed the second place in the League One campaign last season.

They are on a good stretch of performances lately. From the last 8 league matches, the team has got three win, four draws and one defeat.

The Millers conceded only 6 goals so far in this season. However, their form is bit worrying lately.

Middlesbrough vs Rotherham Head-to-head (h2h)

  • The last 4 overall wins were evenly split, with 2 each for either sides.
  • 2 of the previous 3 encounters had goals from both teams.
  • Their latest encounter at this venue had finished in a 0-3 win for Rotherham.

Middlesbrough vs Rotherham Prediction

The Boros has been struggling with their defensive line at home lately. They had let in a total of 6 goals in the previous 4 fixtures in front of their home crowd.

On the other hand, Rotherham is yet to seal a win on road trips in this season. They drew two and lost one of their 3 league fixtures and had allowed 4 goals in the process.

Also, Only one of the total 4 h2h clashed between these two rivals at this venue saw three or more goals scored. Hence, we like the Under 2.5 goals ft as a betting option along with the Both teams to score bet at the 1.86 Odds.

Middlesbrough vs Rotherham Betting Tips

  • Both teams to score @ 1.86 Odds.
  • Under 2.5 goals @ 1.83 Odds.