FootyMAD's Millwall match preview

Last updated : 27 August 2004 By Footymad Previewer
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 23 and win only 7 of the 42 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2004, with Reading inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the The Lions in a League Division One match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 24 AprMillwall0 - 1ReadingCHMP
2003/2004Sat 15 NovReading1 - 0MillwallCHMP
2002/2003Sat 15 FebMillwall0 - 2ReadingCHMP
2002/2003Sat 02 NovReading2 - 0MillwallCHMP
2000/2001Sat 06 JanReading3 - 4MillwallLGE1
2000/2001Sat 12 AugMillwall2 - 0ReadingLGE1
1999/2000Sat 12 FebReading2 - 0MillwallLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Millwall have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.

Reading have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Royals's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 5 goals for and 4 against.

Millwall's total of 7 points from their 4 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Reading are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 9 points from 4 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Reading are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Millwall. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Millwall 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Reading 9 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.