FM Preview: Reading v Millwall 06 Aug 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 5th August 2011
The game between Reading and Millwall in the Championship on 6th August 2011 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Reading v Millwall fixture
Reading prepare to entertain Millwall at Madejski Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Royals are clearly on top, having won 29 and lost only 11 of the 47 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Madejski Stadium was less than a year ago, in February 2011, the Royals carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|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|
|2003/2004||Sat 24 Apr||Millwall||0 - 1||Reading||League Division One|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Reading have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Royals in those games, with 6 conceded.
Millwall have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The The Lions's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its been a distinctly poor show from Reading at home in recent games, and, though we cannot see a run starting here, we do think the Royals will at least gain a draw. No-score draw
|Reading||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
|Millwall||8 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here