Rotherham have taken 16 points from their last available 18 to move into League Two’s automatic promotion places and the Millers look set to close the gap on leaders Chesterfield by collecting maximum points at Stockport.
The Hatters’ poor form accounted for boss Paul Simpson last week but the change at the helm failed to rouse County, who lost 5-1 at home Gillingham on Saturday, the third time they have conceded five times at home in the league this season.
Stockport’s defensive weakness should play right into the hands of Rotherham, Coral’s 10/11 favourites, whose attack has managed seven goals in their last couple but statistically it gets worse for the hosts too as Ronnie Moore’s men have kept clean sheets in their last three and only conceded six times in nine matches on the road.
Couple this with the departure of County’s top scorer George Donnelly to Fleetwood and a case starts to form for a Rotherham win ‘to nil’ at 9/4 with Paddy Power.
Millers marksman Adam Le Fondre will be relishing facing his former club, who have conceded a remarkable 31 times in a dozen home matches and Rotherham’s top scorer is 6/5 courtesy of Coral to add to his 16 league goals at any point.
In the evening’s other match, Crewe are 15/8 (Betfred) to record a fourth straight win as they head to Torquay, a price that isn’t without appeal, but it’s a tough-to-call fixture and stakes should be kept low.