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.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 24 Apr||Millwall||0 - 1||Reading||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 15 Nov||Reading||1 - 0||Millwall||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 15 Feb||Millwall||0 - 2||Reading||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 02 Nov||Reading||2 - 0||Millwall||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 06 Jan||Reading||3 - 4||Millwall||LGE1|
|2000/2001||Sat 12 Aug||Millwall||2 - 0||Reading||LGE1|
|1999/2000||Sat 12 Feb||Reading||2 - 0||Millwall||LGE1|
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:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
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
|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.