Rotherham United v Sheffield Wednesday Tips – Tough Yorkshire derby on the cards
The Millers will be going all out to put to an end Sheffield Wednesday's unbeaten run on Friday evening
October 22nd, 2015
Rotherham are finding life in the Sky Bet Championship rather tough and they sit second bottom of the league table with just nine points to their name. They head into this match on the back of a three-game winless run, their last triumph being a 2-0 win at Birmingham with goals coming from Tony Andreu and Matt Derbyshire.
Following that victory they suffered defeat to both Burnley and Brentford as well as a 1-1 draw to Reading, Danny Collins making sure of the point by scoring just after the break.
Rotherham manager Neil Redfern was pleased with his side’s performance after being a goal behind against the Royals, however he is still hunting for his first win with the club since his appointment earlier this month. He said to the official Millers website:
“We’re upbeat because we’ve gone a goal down against a team that I think are the best in the division and to come back like we did is a real plus and has given the lads a real lift.
“The thing that pleased me more was that we battled and we fought and competed and we stuck to the game plan. We passed the ball as well and there was some great passing movements up the pitch and we created chances against a good side.”
Sheffield Wednesday are comfortably in the top half of the Championship table with just four points separating them from the top six in the division. They have four wins under their belt this season and are now unbeaten in their last six games and go into this game on the back of a 0-0 draw with QPR earlier this week.
Following the goalless stalemate in West London, Wednesday boss Carlos Carvalhal said to the official club website:
“We saw two strong teams here going to battle and it was a hard game, with both sides giving everything.
“I think we played a good game and it shows we can make changes, no problem, we have good players and a good squad. The players who came in did very well and I think we gave Queens Park Rangers a very good game.”
These two sides have a very fierce rivalry and we’re expecting a tough closely-fought encounter on Friday evening. Wednesday won the last meeting 3-2 in March and we feel that they will edge this encounter at the New York Stadium.
Our betting tips
Sheffield Wednesday win, both teams to score – Betfred 4/1