FootyMAD's Reading match preview

Last updated : 14 November 2003 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Reading v Millwall fixture

Millwall face a trip to Reading at Madjeski Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Lions will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2002, with Reading running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a League Division One match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sat 15 FebMillwall0 - 2ReadingLD1
2002/2003Sat 02 NovReading2 - 0MillwallLD1
2000/2001Sat 06 JanReading3 - 4MillwallLD2
2000/2001Sat 12 AugMillwall2 - 0ReadingLD2
1999/2000Sat 12 FebReading2 - 0MillwallLD2
1999/2000Tue 16 NovMillwall5 - 0ReadingLD2
1998/1999Sat 01 MayReading2 - 0MillwallLD2

Recent respective form guides

Reading have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.

The away form of Millwall is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the The Lions have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Reading's 27 points from 17 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Millwall's 27 points from 18 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Royals, as the The Lions have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Reading 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Millwall Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.