Hull – Rotherham SOCCER PICKS
Hull City and Rotherham United meet at Kingston Communications Stadium, in a match for the 32nd round of the Championship. In the last direct confrontation for this edition of the league, on 08-21-2018, Hull City won out in (2-3). The record of direct confrontations of the last 3 years is favorable to the home team, which in the last 3 matches won 2 and lost 1. Particular attention is required for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results in house and outside.
The home team is currently in the 12 th position of the league, with 43 points won, after 12 wins, 7 draws and 12 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in a home match against Stoke City, by (2-0). In the last match, they lost in an away match against Derby County, by (2-0). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 4 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses in away matches, with 17 goals scored and 26 conceded; against 7 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses at their stadium, with 22 goals scored and 14 conceded. For the championship, Hull City won 20 points out of 30 possible, after 6 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses in the last 10 home matches.
For this competition, record a sequence of 5 wins in their last home matches. Their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 31 matches in the competition, they suffered the first goal 15 times and only managed 2 comebacks.
The Hull City comes to this game with a snub, 2-0, in the displacement to the Derby, so it continues to experience difficulties in the championship. We emphasize that the locals won only 1 of the last 4 matches played in this competition. In this game against Rotherham, the local coach must act in 4-2-3-1, benefiting the maintenance of possession of the ball and paused attacks by the flanks. On an individual level we highlight Jarrod Bowen, a player who has scored 15 goals. For this game coach Nigel Adkins can not count Toral, Weir and MacDonald, players recovering from injury.
The away team is currently in the 21 st position of the league, with 27 points won, after 5 wins, 12 draws and 14 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied in an away match against Millwall, by (0-0). In the last match, they tied in a home match against Wigan Athletic, by (1-1). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 5 draws and 10 losses in away matches; against 4 wins, 7 draws and 4 defeats in their stadium. In the last 10 away league matches Rotherham United has a record of 5 draws and 5 losses, so they have won 5 points out of 30 possible.
For this competition, they have not won any of the last 15 away matches. In their away league matches the most frequent result at half-time was the 0-0 (7 out of 16 matches). The team allowed goals to the opponent in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition, so he was not very strong defensively. In their away matches for this competition there is a tendency for few goals, since in 10 of the last 15 they played there were less than 3 goals. In 31 matches in this competition, they have only 1 comeback in the 16 matches they have conceded the first goal. In the last 15 home matches for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: they have scored 3 of their 8 goals between minutes (46′-60 ‘).
The Rotherham comes to this game with a draw, by 1-1, at the reception to Wigan: the only goal of the team was marked by Robertson. It is important to emphasize that this is the only club that has not yet won as a visitor. On this day, against Hull City, coach Paul Warne must line up at 4-3-3, benefiting his block organization and rapid transitions, especially through the flanks. Will Vaulks and Michael Smith are the best markers of Rotherham, with 5 goals scored each. For this game the coach can count on all the players.