Rotherham United vs Wolverhampton Wanderers:
England – Championship.
Date: Saturday, 6 August, 2016,
Kick-off: 15:00 UK.
Venue: New York Stadium (Rotherham).
Rotherham United will welcome Wolverhampton Wanderers Saturday 6th August at New York Stadium as they both kick off their new season.
Rotherham United escaped being relegated last season, they finished in 21st position in the league. They will be expecting a better performance, but they will need to improve in all areas to avoid a relegation battle this season.
Wolves will be delighted to play their first game against Rotherham United, their recent games against Rotherham have benefited them as 2 of their last 3 games together have been won by Wolves. They had an average season last year but will be looking for an improvement this season.
Rotherham United: Team News
The only missing player in the home team is Broadfoot, who is suspended.
Rotherham has added 4 new players to the squad; Anthony Forde, Jake Fordter-Caskey, Will Vaulks and Lewis Price. While they have let 4 of their players leave; Adam Collin, Jerome Thomas, Alex Cairns and Paddy Kenny.
Wolverhampton Wanderers: Team News
Wolves will be without two players, Zyro and Williamson who are both out on injury.
Wolves have signed 3 new players this season; Andy Lonergan, Silvio, and Helder Costa. While they have also let 3 leave the club; Kevin McDonald, Bjorn Sigurdason, Rajiv van La Parra.
Rotherham vs Wolves: Head to Head
Both teams have played each other 13 times, with 7 of them resulting in wins for the Wolves. While Rotherham managed 2 wins, with the rest 4 ending in stalemates.
Rotherham’s recent home record against Wolves from the last five meetings is 2 wins and 3 draws. Wolves won 2-1 in their last visit to Rotherham, on 5th December 2015.
Rotherham vs Wolves: Prediction
The head to head stats has shown Wolves’ domination in their last meetings, they are of great quality, and shape. Wolves are the favourites in this game, I expect a win from them.
- Wolves win or draw.
- Wolves over 1.5 goals