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Rotherham United - Birmingham City: Small difference between teams in Championship clash

Rotherham United are welcoming Birmingham City for another important game after their 0-1 result against 18th-placed Coventry City.

Insights:
  • Rotherham United have the fewest clean sheets (8) in Championship
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There haven't been much time to rest for the hosts, as they played a Championship match only three days ago. Thankfully the previous game, versus Coventry City, was also a home game here at AESSEAL New York Stadium. The away team is better rested.

Birmingham are struggling to avoid relegation.

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Rotherham United form and stats

The home fans haven’t been spoiled with victories in the Championship this season. Rotherham United, who have the fewest clean sheets (8) in Championship, have only managed 5 wins, 3 draws and 12 losses from their games here at AESSEAL New York Stadium.

Ahead of that match, Rotherham won a home game hosting Queens Park Rangers (3-1).

There's a new fixture coming up fairly quickly for Rotherham, as the Championship home game vs Middlesbrough is only three days away.

Rotherham has scored 24 league goals at home this season, in 20 matches. Defensively it’s touch-and-go for the home team as 31 goals have been conceded.

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Birmingham City form and stats

5 wins, 9 draws and 6 losses. That’s the product of Birmingham City playing as the away team in the Championship this season.

Birmingham have succeeded in guarding their own goal lately, led by their goalkeeper Neil Leonard Dula Etheridge. It's been 280 minutes since they last conceded in Championship.

Lukas Jutkiewicz (2) scored in Birmingham City's previous match, the home game against Stoke City that ended 2-0. Preceding that game, the 0-0 draw paying a visit to Brentford.

The visitors are returning home after this fixture, hosting Nottingham Forest in just three days.

Many goals are not expected from the visiting Birmingham City as they have only managed to score 14 times from 20 away games in the league. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 0 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. They concede less than a goal on average per away game (18 so far).

Head 2 Head

The most recent history between these sides is the Birmingham City - Rotherham 1-1 played earlier this season. As for the last nine games between these two teams, there's one Rotherham victory, three draws and five Birmingham City wins. Over/under statistics; four of these games ended with three goals or more, five matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

Rotherham UnitedM. Smith
M. Smith
10 goals
RotherhamF. Ladapo
F. Ladapo
9 goals
Birmingham CityS. Hogan
S. Hogan
7 goals

Rotherham United missing players

Birmingham City missing players

Competition: England Championship
Competition: Sun 18.April
Match begins: 11:00 (UTC)
Venue: AESSEAL New York Stadium (12021 seats)
  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Norwich City 41 27 9 5 65 28 20 13 6 1 34 10 21 14 3 4 31 18 37 90
2 Watford 41 24 10 7 59 27 21 17 2 2 41 12 20 7 8 5 18 15 32 82
3 Swansea City 41 22 9 10 50 31 20 11 5 4 23 12 21 11 4 6 27 19 19 75
4 Brentford 40 20 13 7 71 40 19 10 7 2 35 19 21 10 6 5 36 21 31 73
5 AFC Bournemouth 41 20 11 10 66 40 21 13 3 5 40 21 20 7 8 5 26 19 26 71
6 Barnsley 41 21 8 12 54 44 21 11 5 5 27 20 20 10 3 7 27 24 10 71
7 Reading 41 19 9 13 56 45 20 12 1 7 32 22 21 7 8 6 24 23 11 66
8 Cardiff City 41 16 11 14 57 45 21 7 5 9 34 24 20 9 6 5 23 21 12 59
9 Millwall 41 14 16 11 41 40 21 6 10 5 19 19 20 8 6 6 22 21 1 58
10 Middlesbrough 41 16 9 16 48 45 20 10 4 6 26 19 21 6 5 10 22 26 3 57
11 Queens Park Rangers 41 15 11 15 48 50 21 10 4 7 28 23 20 5 7 8 20 27 -2 56
12 Stoke City 41 14 13 14 45 46 20 9 4 7 27 23 21 5 9 7 18 23 -1 55
13 Luton Town 40 15 8 17 35 46 19 7 6 6 23 22 21 8 2 11 12 24 -11 53
14 Bristol City 41 15 5 21 40 55 21 7 3 11 15 24 20 8 2 10 25 31 -15 50
15 Nottingham Forest 41 12 13 16 34 39 20 6 7 7 19 19 21 6 6 9 15 20 -5 49
16 Preston North End 41 14 6 21 41 55 21 5 5 11 16 24 20 9 1 10 25 31 -14 48
17 Blackburn Rovers 41 12 11 18 52 47 20 6 7 7 25 23 21 6 4 11 27 24 5 47
18 Coventry City 41 11 12 18 37 56 20 8 7 5 22 20 21 3 5 13 15 36 -19 45
19 Birmingham City 41 11 12 18 31 50 21 6 3 12 17 32 20 5 9 6 14 18 -19 45
20 Huddersfield Town 41 11 11 19 43 62 21 8 6 7 27 21 20 3 5 12 16 41 -19 44
21 Derby County 41 11 10 20 30 46 21 6 6 9 16 21 20 5 4 11 14 25 -16 43
22 Rotherham United 39 11 6 22 41 53 20 5 3 12 24 31 19 6 3 10 17 22 -12 39
23 Sheffield Wednesday 41 11 8 22 34 54 20 7 6 7 20 16 21 4 2 15 14 38 -20 35
24 Wycombe Wanderers 41 8 9 24 30 64 21 5 5 11 14 27 20 3 4 13 16 37 -34 33

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Norwich City 41 27 9 5 65 28 20 13 6 1 34 10 21 14 3 4 31 18 37 90
2 Watford 41 24 10 7 59 27 21 17 2 2 41 12 20 7 8 5 18 15 32 82
3 Swansea City 41 22 9 10 50 31 20 11 5 4 23 12 21 11 4 6 27 19 19 75
4 Brentford 40 20 13 7 71 40 19 10 7 2 35 19 21 10 6 5 36 21 31 73
5 AFC Bournemouth 41 20 11 10 66 40 21 13 3 5 40 21 20 7 8 5 26 19 26 71
6 Barnsley 41 21 8 12 54 44 21 11 5 5 27 20 20 10 3 7 27 24 10 71
7 Reading 41 19 9 13 56 45 20 12 1 7 32 22 21 7 8 6 24 23 11 66
8 Cardiff City 41 16 11 14 57 45 21 7 5 9 34 24 20 9 6 5 23 21 12 59
9 Millwall 41 14 16 11 41 40 21 6 10 5 19 19 20 8 6 6 22 21 1 58
10 Middlesbrough 41 16 9 16 48 45 20 10 4 6 26 19 21 6 5 10 22 26 3 57
11 Queens Park Rangers 41 15 11 15 48 50 21 10 4 7 28 23 20 5 7 8 20 27 -2 56
12 Stoke City 41 14 13 14 45 46 20 9 4 7 27 23 21 5 9 7 18 23 -1 55
13 Luton Town 40 15 8 17 35 46 19 7 6 6 23 22 21 8 2 11 12 24 -11 53
14 Bristol City 41 15 5 21 40 55 21 7 3 11 15 24 20 8 2 10 25 31 -15 50
15 Nottingham Forest 41 12 13 16 34 39 20 6 7 7 19 19 21 6 6 9 15 20 -5 49
16 Preston North End 41 14 6 21 41 55 21 5 5 11 16 24 20 9 1 10 25 31 -14 48
17 Blackburn Rovers 41 12 11 18 52 47 20 6 7 7 25 23 21 6 4 11 27 24 5 47
18 Coventry City 41 11 12 18 37 56 20 8 7 5 22 20 21 3 5 13 15 36 -19 45
19 Birmingham City 41 11 12 18 31 50 21 6 3 12 17 32 20 5 9 6 14 18 -19 45
20 Huddersfield Town 41 11 11 19 43 62 21 8 6 7 27 21 20 3 5 12 16 41 -19 44
21 Derby County 41 11 10 20 30 46 21 6 6 9 16 21 20 5 4 11 14 25 -16 43
22 Rotherham United 39 11 6 22 41 53 20 5 3 12 24 31 19 6 3 10 17 22 -12 39
23 Sheffield Wednesday 41 11 8 22 34 54 20 7 6 7 20 16 21 4 2 15 14 38 -20 35
24 Wycombe Wanderers 41 8 9 24 30 64 21 5 5 11 14 27 20 3 4 13 16 37 -34 33

Rotherham United Birmingham City
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
39 20 5 Played P 4 20 41
11 5 2 Won W 1 5 11
6 3 1 Drew D 3 9 12
22 12 2 Lost L 0 6 18
41 24 7 Scored S 2 14 31
53 31 5 Conceded C 1 18 50
97% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 50% 70% 83%
67% 75% 80% Over 1.5 O 1.5 25% 45% 56%
49% 60% 60% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 25% 37%
18% 25% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 10% 15%
8% 10% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 10% 7%
44% 50% 20% BTTS BTTS 25% 35% 41%
21% 15% 40% Clean Sheets C S 75% 45% 32%
38% 35% 40% Failed to Score F T 50% 50% 44%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.8 1.9 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.2 1.7 1.8
4 2 0 Red cards R C 1 3 4
 
10.7 11.6 10 Shots (avg) S ( 10.8 9.5 9.5
2.9 3.3 3.6 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3.5 2.6 2.5
37% 36% 39% Goal Efficiency G E 14% 27% 30%
Key stats in Championship this season:
  • Rotherham United have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Rotherham United have the fewest clean sheets (3) at home in Championship
  • Rotherham United have the fewest clean sheets (8) in Championship
  • Rotherham United have the fewest points (18) at home in Championship
  • Rotherham United haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.

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Bookie Rotherham United Draw Birmingham City

Read more about Championship

The English Football League Championship (usually shortened to the Championship) is the second highest division in the English football league system. 24 teams play 46 fixtures from August to May, meeting each other twice. The Championship is the wealthiest second-level division in the world.