FM Preview: Millwall v Reading 03 Mar 2012

Footymad preview History of the Millwall v Reading fixture

Reading face a trip to Millwall at The Den on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Royals will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 24 and win only 8 of the 45 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2010, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 06 Aug Reading 2 - 2 Millwall Championship
2010/2011 Tue 22 Feb Reading 2 - 1 Millwall Championship
2010/2011 Tue 14 Sep Millwall 0 - 0 Reading Championship
2005/2006 Sat 17 Dec Millwall 0 - 2 Reading Championship
2005/2006 Sat 20 Aug Reading 5 - 0 Millwall Championship
2004/2005 Tue 05 Apr Reading 2 - 1 Millwall Championship
2004/2005 Sat 28 Aug Millwall 1 - 0 Reading Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Millwall's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Lions's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Reading's away form is none too clever either, picking up four victories from the last six. The Royals's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.

Millwall are currently lying in 19th place in npower Championship having mustered a points tally of 34 from their 33 matches played.

Reading are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 57 points from 32 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Millwall 6 2 2 2 9 10 8
Reading 6 5 0 1 7 1 15

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Royals have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from The Den with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Millwall Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Reading 3 successive away victories.
9 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 5 matches.
Last drawn game 20 outings ago.

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