FM Preview: Reading v Millwall 06 Aug 2011

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

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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

Team P W D L F A P
Reading 6 2 2 2 9 8 8
Millwall 6 2 1 3 7 6 7

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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.

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