Burton Albion vs Rotherham United Match Preview and Prediction
This is a League One match on Saturday afternoon (UK time). Burton Albion will lock horns with Rotherham United at Pirelli Stadium with a 3:00pm kick-off.
At the time of writing there is no UK TV coverage for this match. Check Frog The Gambler's live score page for goal updates throughout the match.
The following key pointers break down the logic for the tip in this game.
The predictive analysis systems have selected this as the optimum pick for the match, but it isn't one of the higher value predictions.
Betting Odds for Burton Albion vs Rotherham United
Bet365 offer 2.4 about Burton Albion; Bet365 are offering 3.5 for the draw; Bet365 are best price 3.0 about Rotherham United.
Here are the best prices for the BTTS market. "Yes" is currently available at 1.66 with Bet365; "No" is available at 2.1 at Bet365.
Head To Head
Burton Albion played Rotherham United in 2016 in a Championship match. The winners after 90 minutes were Burton Albion - with a final score of 1-2.
Over the last ten years, the two teams have faced-off 11 times. Burton Albion have won in 4 of them, while Rotherham United have won 4 times. The other 3 matches ended in a draw.
In their matches to date, there has been an average of 3.09 goals per game. Burton Albion score an average of 1.45 and their opponents, Rotherham United have scored an average of 1.64 per outing.
Looking at the combined records on the road, the visiting side has won 36% of these encounters. The home side has prevailed in 36% of them.
In 12th place in League One with 3 points are Burton Albion.
In their recent form over the last year, they have played 64 matches. They have 25 wins; 15 draws; and 24 losses. This gives Burton Albion a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 39%-23%-37%.
Over this 12-month period, they average 1.42 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.39.
When at home, in this period, they have a win rate of 48% (15 wins) from the most recent 31 home fixtures. 16% (5) of these home games have been a draw, with the remaining 35% (11) being a loss for the home side.
When on home turf over the last year, their average number of goals scored is 1.45 and they have conceded 1.13 on average.
In their last ten matches they have averaged 1.8 goals per match. In this time they have a win rate of 40%. In terms of the BTTS, 7 of these games have been matches where both teams have scored. The frequency of matches with a total of three goals or more is 6 games in their last ten outings.
Rotherham United have 3 points in League One. They are in 13th place.
Looking over the last year, they have played 55 matches. They have 13 wins; 17 draws; and 25 losses. This gives Rotherham United a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 23%-30%-45%.
In this time, they have scored 1.35 goals on average per match; while conceding 1.76 goals on average.
Specifically on their recent away record, they have a win rate of 20% (6 wins). There have been 29 away fixtures. 27% (8) of these games away from home have been a draw, with the remaining 51% (15) being a loss when they are the away team.
On average they have scored 1.38 times when away in this last year; they have conceded 1.83.
They are averaging 2.4 goals per game in their most recent ten matches and this has led to their current win rate of 60%. Of those ten matches, 6 of them have seen both sides score. The total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 7 from their last ten.
Frog's betting tip for Burton Albion vs Rotherham United
The pointers are highlighting a stalemate when these sides go head to head. If interested, the draw is best priced with Bet365 at odds of 3.4. This doesn't feel like huge value however.