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Rotherham vs Cardiff Predictions today and Betting Tips

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Betting prediction:

This match has satisfactory conditions to have several goals in the final scoreboard. Even playing away from home, Cardiff should enjoy the best chances to score, however, with difficulties in holding back the opponent’s counterattacks. It should be noted that 62% of Rotherham United’s matches at home ended with more than two goals by the end of the 90′. That said, and taking these factors into account, risking in favor of the “Over 2.25 Goals” market is an excellent option.

Betting tip

Total Goals -> Over 2.25

Odd 1.80

Match preview

Rotherham United and Cardiff City meet at AESSEAL New York Stadium, in a match for the 23th round of the Championship. There are only 2 recent head‑to‑heads between these two teams: on 25‑07‑2018, which ended in a (2‑1) win by Rotherham United, and another on 18‑02‑2017, which ended in a (5‑0) win by Cardiff City. In this match the home advantage may play an important role, since Cardiff City presents significant differences between home and away performances.

Analysis of Rotherham

The home team faces Cardiff City, in a match for the 23 round, which had been delayed, after 8 wins, 5 draws and 13 losses in the league so far. This is a team that usually maintains its competitive levels in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches they register 4 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses in away matches; against 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses at their stadium. In the last 10 home league matches Rotherham United has a record of 4 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses, so they have won 14 points out of 30 possible. The most recurrent result at half‑time in their home league matches was the 0‑0 (5 out of 13 matches). Their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 26 matches for this competition, they have conceded the first goal 13 times and have never been able to turn the score around.

Rotherham United enters this match with a victory, by 1-2, in the trip to the Preston North End, adding the second consecutive victory in this competition: the goals of the team were signed by Ben Wiles. In this match against Cardiff City, mister Paul Warne should favor a more cautious style of play, attacking through the side corridors. Striker Michael Smith is the highlight of this team with 7 goals scored. For this match the home team does not have Joe Mattock due to physical problems.

Analysis of Cardiff

The away team plays against Rotherham United a match for the 23 round, which had been delayed, after 9 wins, 7 draws and 11 losses in the league so far. This is a team that usually gets better results in away matches than at home, since in the last 30 matches they register 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses in away matches, with 15 goals scored and 17 conceded; against 5 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses at their stadium, with 22 goals scored and 18 conceded. In the last 10 away league matches Cardiff City has a record of 3 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses, so they have won 12 points out of 30 possible. In their away league matches the most frequent result at half‑time was the 1‑0 (6 out of 13 matches). Defensive consistency hasn’t been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 27 matches for this competition, they have conceded the first goal 17 times and have only turned the score around in 1. In the last 13 away matches for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: they have conceded 5 of their 13 goals between minutes (16’‑30′).

Cardiff City comes to this match with a 0-2 victory on the trip to Bristol City, putting an end to the seven consecutive matches without winning in this competition: the goals of the team were signed by Kieffer Moore and Curtis Nelson. The team coached by Mick McCarthy is a team that likes to play in their midfield, with the aim of trying to catch their opponent through the counterattack. Kieffer Moore is the team’s scorer with 11 goals scored. For this match the visiting coach cannot count on Jordi Osei-Tutu, Souleymane Bamba and Lee Tomlin, all injured.

Betting tip

Total Goals -> Over 2.25

Odd 1.80

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