Millwall – Rochdale : Preview & Prediction
Millwall and Rochdale play at The Den in a FA Cup match (Round 4). The history of recent direct clashes is favorable to the home team, which has 2 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in the last 4 games. The last direct confrontation between these two teams, on 21-03-2017, ended with a draw for (3-3). In this match the home factor can play an important role, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
The home team arrives at this stage of the FA Cup (Round 4) after having eliminated Barnsley after a 4-1 home win on the previous tie. This is a stronger team when playing in his stadium, because in the last 30 games he recorded 1 win, 7 draws and 7 losses as a visitor; against 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses in his stadium. In the last game he played, for Championship, won Leeds United away by (3-4). In the last 10 home games Millwall has recorded 5 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses. The team allowed their opponents to score in 8 of the last 10 games, so their defense needs to improve, but their attack has scored regularly as they have managed to make it 8 out of the last 10 games. In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 6 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard.
Millwall comes to this motivated game after having won a big win over Leeds by 3-4, adding up to the third straight game without proving the taste of defeat. In the last round by the Glass of England, the Millwall passed without great problems by Barnsley. In this indoor game, a condition in which he usually plays great games, coach Neil Harris should line up in 4-4-2, favoring possession of the ball and organized attacks, but in some moments of the game he must only risk the counterattack . George Saville, the midfield anchor, is the player who deserves attention in this team with 7 goals scored. It seems that the technician of the house counts on all the players.
Review of Rochdale
The visiting team arrives at this stage of the FA Cup (Round 4) after having played previous qualifiers with: Doncaster Rovers, Slough Town and Bromley. This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when played with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has recorded 3 wins, 5 draws and 7 losses as a visitor, with a total of 20 goals scored and 21 conceded. Already inside the home, it won 5 wins, 6 draws and 4 losses, with a total of 18 goals scored and 13 conceded. The team arrives in this match after a defeat away with Gillingham by (2-1). In the last 10 matches played in all competitions, Rochdale won 2, drawn 2 and lost 6. The team allowed their opponents in 7 of the last 10 games, so there are defensive processes that need to be improved. In 15 games, only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 7 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Rochdale, who play in the English third division, come to this game with a 2-1 loss to Gillingham, adding to their second defeat in several competitions. In this away game, Coach Keith Hill should keep the team 3-4-1-2 to the advantage of defensive organization and counterattacks, exploring the space on the opponent’s back. Ian Henderson is the great highlight of Rochdale with 6 goals scored. It is important to point out that visitors have several failures to finish. For this game the visiting coach can count on all his players.
Millwall – Rochdale : Betting Tips
Millwall – Win Odds: 1.50
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70