Rotherham United v Preston North End Betting Tips: 1 AH+0.5, 2019-01-01

Championship Tips

Tuesday 1st January 2019
Kickoff: 1500hrs
Pick: Rotherham United AH+0.5
Bookmaker: Bet Victor
Odds: 1.64 (odds taken at 00:56 GMT, 01 Jan 2019)

Next up is a potential relegation clash between Rotherham United and downward spiralling Preston North End as the betting tips continue at the New York Stadium on New Years Day.

Premier League Betting at Bet Victor

Rotherham United Prediction

Upon first glance, you’d give Rotherham United no hope of getting anything from this encounter as The Millers have gone nine matches without a win in the Championship, including losing their last three on the trot to West Brom, Bolton Wanderers and Bristol City.

But now I’ll peel away the layers of information that cloud this judgement as two of Rotherham’s recent defeats were away from home; in addition, Rotherham possess a very reasonable home record which stands at 4-6-2 15/16 and is easily the best home record of those teams situated in or around the relegation zone.

With just one defeat from their last 10 on home turf (which was a 4-0 loss to promotion-chasing West Brom), Rotherham will be confident they can grab at least a point here. Midfielders Vaulk and Manning (4 goals apiece) along with forward Smith (4 goals) will be keen to add to their goal tallies here today.

Preston North End Prediction

Preston North End head into this important clash on the back of three matches without a win in the Championship which includes recent defeats to Sheffield Wednesday and Hull City along with a draw against Aston Villa at their Deepdale ground.

This sequence has seen Alex Neil’s side drop down to 17th place in the Championship and although they recorded valuable wins away at Nottingham Forest and Bristol City in recent times, the visitors still possess a rather ordinary looking away record of 2-3-7 9/20.

Indeed, 5 of Preston’s 7 league wins have been achieved at Deepdale, but a severe lack of goals on their travels this season have hamstrung Preston’s ambitions of climbing into the top half of the Championship, as the visitors have failed to score in 6 of their 12 away matches so far this season.

In addition, just two clean sheets on the road this term suggest they could well concede again at Rotherham who’ll be desperate to climb out of the bottom three today.

Betting Tips Verdict

Rotherham’s home results this season have been pretty steady while Preston continue to struggle on the road, so the hosts should get at least a point here, if not all three.