Rotherham vs Birmingham – Match Preview, Betting Tips, Best Odds

Published: August 25, 2022
Author: Dean Carr
Last Updated: August 25, 2022

Birmingham go up against Rotherham on Saturday for an exciting Championship meeting at New York Stadium. Glancing at the Championship table it is obvious that this match is vital for the opposing teams as there is only one point difference between them. Meaning that in this round 6 league match for Birmingham, they have an opportunity to catch up or even climb past Rotherham in the league standings. Rotherham, who ranks as number 13 with six points, will do their best at least maintain the current gap with their upcoming opponents. All in all, there is much at stake this coming Saturday and a lot to be thrilled about.

Read below to see our betting tips and the best odds for the Championship match between Rotherham and Birmingham.

How to watch Rotherham vs Birmingham on Saturday

This game will start on Saturday, August 27th at 15:00 at the New York Stadium.

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If you plan to do some betting on the match, Bet365 is the place to do so. The bookmaker offers a live stream service for a number of football games but unfortunately does not cover matches in the Championship in the United Kingdom.

Rotherham vs Birmingham Stats

  • Rotherham have not lost the last 15 matches in a row
  • Rotherham have scored in 22 of the last 24 home matches
  • Rotherham have scored in 14 of the last 15 matches
  • In 7 of the last 9 matches Rotherham played, both teams scored
  • Rotherham have not lost the last 5 home matches in a row
  • Birmingham have not won 20 of the last 22 away matches
  • Birmingham have not won 15 of the last 17 matches
  • Birmingham have conceded in 18 of the last 20 away matches
  • Birmingham have conceded in 16 of the last 17 matches
  • Birmingham have lost 4 of the last 5 away matches

Rotherham vs Birmingham Lineups

Rotherham vs Birmingham Preview

Two draws was the best Rotherham could manage in the previous three matches. They drew 0-0 with Preston, before sharing the points in a 1-1 draw against Queens Park Rangers. Their most recent match brought a 0-1 defeat against Morecambe. Rotherham only managed one meagre home win from a possible six at New York Stadium in the Championship. They also drew two and lost three of these six encounters, in which they scored seven and conceded six goals.

In their past three games, Birmingham lost 1-0 against Cardiff, drew 1-1 with Watford, and lost 0-1 against Wigan. Birmingham came through their last six away games in the Championship without a single win. Of those six matches, they drew three and lost three in which, they were outscored by ten goals to two. Birmingham have been terrible at getting on the scoresheet away from home in the Championship. Hitting the target only zero times, they have the worst offensive record so far, whilst also allowing one goal against.

Rotherham vs Birmingham H2H

The last time these two teams faced off against each other, Birmingham came away as 0-1 winners. No doubt they are planning a similar outcome this coming Saturday. All in all, Birmingham have a fine reading on Rotherham in previous seasons with a 6-3-1 advantage going into this match. The bookies have Birmingham to win this match at best price odds of 4.00.

Full Time Result

Rotherham claimed all three points six times in their last 10 home matches across all tournaments, while also drawing one along the way. They endured defeat in three of the games in this run. Birmingham won one of their last 10 games away, while drawing three and losing six in this series of matches. Birmingham opened the scoring in only one of their last 10 away matches, whereas Rotherham scored the first goal of the match in five of their last 10 home games.


The last time the pair played each other, Birmingham came out the other side as 0-1 winners and surely won’t mind a repeat of that result. Both teams scored six times in the previous ten matches between home side Rotherham and Birmingham. Best-priced odds on BTTS with the bookies are at 1.90.

Over/Under Goals

Both teams to not score paid out four times in the past ten encounters between Birmingham and Rotherham, whereas under 2.5 goals happened four times. Rotherham scored an average of 0.9 goals a game, with Birmingham averaging 1.6 goals in this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of Rotherham’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They scored an average of 1.4 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals came up in five of the last ten matches Birmingham played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.3 goals in these matches.