Lincoln vs Rotherham Betting Tip Rotherham To Win- 7th February 2020

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EnglandLincoln vs RotherhamEngland
7th February 19:45hrs
Football – England – League One
Pick Rotheram
Bookmaker Paddy Power
Odds: 5/4 odds taken 21:14 GMT, Thursday 6th February

League One leaders Rotherham will be looking to continue their strong march towards automatic promotion this season. With five wins in their last six games, they continue to produce. They may be catching Lincoln at the right time too with the Imps on a three-match losing streak.

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Imps struggling to find their form

Lincoln are sat down in the bottom half of the League One table, floundering along on a three-match losing streak. They had actually been in some very good form prior to that.

It was a run of W4 D1 L1 from them in the league before tanking to three straight-losses. Interestingly, each of the wins that sequence were on home soil at Sincil Bank.

Lincoln had won five straight home games before crashing to a 2-0 loss against Portsmouth in their last home fixture. Home and away, Lincoln have only scored one goal in their last three league games now.

The overall home form that they have put on the board is a superb W9 D1 L3. Lincoln have returned an average of 1.85 goals per game at Sincil Bank this season.

Our betting prediction:
Rotherham 1 Goal Winning Margin
3/1

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(odds taken 21:14 GMT, Thursday 6th February)

In total there has been a clean sheet from then in 54% of their home games. So the statistics actually suggest that they can push towards a positive result in this difficult game.

Six of the nine home wins that Lincoln have recorded this season have been by a margin of at least two goals and they have been leading at the halftime break in 6 of 13 home games as well.

 

Millers can handle themselves away from home

League leaders Rotherham are probably not going to get an easy game at Sincil Bank. Lincoln has been superb at home and have only just gone off the boil.

But the timing could be right for the Millers to pay another visit there. They have recent form there as well. Rotherham will be looking to win their fifth straight game at Lincoln in the league.

Their last visit there was in 2011 when they scored a 6-0 success. Both teams have scored in just one of the last five meetings in all competitions. The current form of Rotherham is very good.

They have won seven of their last eight League One fixtures. Rotherham suffered a loss at Peterborough at the end of January, but have snapped straight back to win their last two.

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Rotherham’s away record this season is a strong W8 D2 L4 and they have won six of eight (D1 L1) away games this season against teams starting the weekend 11th or lower. Lincoln are 14th.

71% of Rotherham’s away games have ended up over 2.5 goals this season, with the Millers averaging 1.8 goals per road fixture. Five of their eight road successes have been by just a one-goal margin.

 

Lincoln vs Rotherham Betting Advice

The home form of Lincoln does look up for some consideration. It has been good. But their recent drop off in form, coupled with the goals having dried up for them, just pushes favouritism over to the visiting Rotherham.

 

Key Facts – Lincoln vs Rotherham Betting Tip

  • Rotherham have won seven of their last eight league games
  • Lincoln took at 2-0 away win at Rotherham earlier this season
  • Rotherham are on a 9 match scoring streak away from home

 

After suffering a recent setback at Peterborough, the Millers got back in the saddle and have won their last two games. They have plenty of scoring threat about them and while they aren’t the sharpest at the back away from home, can make the most of the timing of this game and get a win.

 

The best betting odds for Lincoln vs Rotherham

Lincoln to win: 11/5 at Bet365
Draw: 12/5 at Bet365
Rotherham: 5/4 at Bet365


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