Sheffield Wednesday vs Rotherham Predictions & Match Preview

Sheffield Wednesday vs Rotherham
England – Championship
Date: Saturday, 8th December 2018
Kick-off at 15.00 UK/ 16.00 CET
Venue: Hillsborough (Sheffield).

Sheffield Wednesday play hosts to Rotherham in this battle of the minnows in the English Championship. The match concludes these teams’ 21st round in the competition. The game is supposed to take place on Saturday.

Rotherham occupies the 20th spot in the league table after securing 20 points from their 20 matches. Their record reads four wins, eight draws, and eight losses. The team managed to score 19 goals and conceded 30 in return.

Wednesday holds the 16th position in the table. They have posted 23 points on the board from their 20 games so far. The team won six matches, drew five and lost the remaining nine.

Rotherham lost their last game on the road, against Norwich. The final scoreline was 3-1 in favor of the hosts and the potential champions. Rotherham had managed to score the first goal and held the scoreline steady till the halftime. But Norwich hit back in the second half.

Sheffield lost their last league match, against Blackburn, on the road. The six-goal thriller saw Wednesday conceding four goals. Graham recorded a hattrick for the hosts.

Sheffield Wednesday vs Rotherham Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Wednesday has won four of the last five head-to-head matches with Rotherham. Three of those wins were on the road.
  • Sheffield was unbeaten in 11 of their last 20 games.
  • Rotherham has won only one of their last 13 matches.
  • Sheffield was unbeaten in ten of their last 15 matches at home.
  • Rotherham has not tasted a win in their last 12 ties on the road. Nine of these were losses.
  • There were just a total of two goals in the last three head-to-head matches at this venue.

Sheffield Wednesday vs Rotherham Prediction

The hosts look ideally suited to take the three available points from this match. Sheffield is placed higher in the table and is flirting with the mid-table teams, while Rotherham is struggling to keep themselves above the relegation line.

Sheffield has won four of the last five head-to-head games, and three of those were away from home. They are also unbeaten in 11 of their last 20 games, and they are unbeaten in ten of their last 15 matches at home.

Rotherham, on the other hand, has been struggling recently. They have won only one of their last 13 matches, and are winless in their last 12 away ties in a row.

Matches between these teams are usually dull affairs with very few numbers of goals. Last three h2h ties at this venue had two goals in total.

Sheffield Wednesday vs Rotherham Betting Tips

  • Sheff Wed: Draw No Bet @ 1.50 (1/2)
  • Under 2.5 match goals @ 1.90 (9/10).