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Stats zone: Rotherham United (H)

7 February 2018

Continuing a new web feature, we look at all the essential statistics ahead of this weekend’s home league encounter against Rotherham United.

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49 - The number of meetings between the two sides in competitive history

35 - The number of league meetings between the Iron and the Millers, with 14 cup meetings

5-0 - Rotherham’s biggest win against Scunthorpe, coming in March 1992 and August 1995

5-2 - The Iron’s biggest triumph over Rotherham United in September 1961

160 - The number of goals scored between the two sides in the 49 meetings. Scunthorpe have scored 76 of those


1.29 - The average number of points per game Rotherham have collected away from home this season - compared with the 1.67 points per game at the AESSEAL New York Stadium

1.73 - The average number of points per game the Iron have collected at Glanford Park this season, with 1.74 collected on average on their travels

5 - The Millers have won five of their 14 away games this season, drawing three and losing six

4 - The points gap between the Iron in fourth and Rotherham in fifth

1st - Rotherham United go into the fixture top of the form guide, having taken 20 points from their last eight league games. The Iron have taken 12 points from the same number of games

10 - The Iron have scored in each of their last ten matches, while Rotherham are undefeated in their last ten matches

79% - The Millers have scored in 79% of their away matches so far this season and are undefeated in their last four away matches

11 v 9 - Scunthorpe have scored in each of their last 11 home matches, while Rotherham have scored in each of their last nine away matches

4th v 8th - The encounter is between the league’s fourth best defence (Scunthorpe) against the league’s eighth best (Rotherham)

58% v 59% - 58% of the Iron’s home goals have come in the second half, while Rotherham have scored 59% of their away goals in the second 45 minutes

Saturday, December 14, 1929 - FA Cup
Iron 3-3 Rotherham United
Smalley, Calladine (2)

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 - Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Area Final (1st leg)
Iron 2-0 Rotherham United
Woolford, Pearce

IRON: Murphy, Byrne, Mirfin, Pearce, Williams, Thompson, Sparrow, A. Wright, Woolford, Hayes, Hooper (Forte, 81).

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