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Rotherham vs Wigan Predictions & Tips - Top of the table clash in League One

17 Feb 2022
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Alex Waite 17 Feb 2022
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  • Rotherham vs Wigan predictions for Friday’s League One match
  • The fixture is being played at New York Stadium (19:45 GMT)
  • Rotherham have won their last 12 home matches
  • Can the Millers create a nine-point lead at the top of League One?
  • Preview, stats & team news
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Rotherham have won to nil in their last 6 matches (Getty Images)

Rotherham vs Wigan Predictions


Rotherham’s winning streak has given them a six-point gap at the top of the League One table. Second-placed Wigan have dropped recent points away and a Millers’ home win is predicted. 
  • Rotherham vs Wigan Predictions
  • Head-to-Head
  • Rotherham Form
  • Rotherham Injuries & Team News
  • Wigan Form
  • Wigan Injuries & Team News
  • Rotherham vs Wigan Live Stream FAQ

  • Rotherham have won their last 12 home matches (all competitions)
  • Rotherham have won to nil in their last 6 matches (League One)
  • Wigan have lost their last 2 away matches (all competitions)
  • Wigan have failed to score in their last 3 away matches (all competitions)

Head-to-Head


Wigan have a 22-12 advantage against Rotherham in 41 meetings with seven draws. 

Rotherham Form


Rotherham beat Sheffield Wednesday 2-0 away on Sunday to extend their winning run to six in League One. The Millers were second best with 9-15 shots before Freddie Ladapo and Michael Smith struck in the second half.

Rotherham have also won their last seven at the New York Stadium. The Yorkshire side beat Accrington and Cheltenham 1-0 in their last two.

The strong winning run has put Paul Warne’s side six points clear at the top of League One with 15 games to play. 

Rotherham Injuries & Team News


Defender Jordi Osei-Tutu could be in contention. 

Winger Mickel Miller and striker Will Grigg are also in contention after hamstring injuries. 

Wigan Form


Wigan recovered from recent losses to record back-to-back wins in League One. Away defeats at Stoke (2-0) and Sheffield Wednesday (1-0) were followed by home wins against Charlton (2-1) and Crewe (2-0).

Wigan were in control against League One strugglers Crewe with 20-6 shots and 55% possession. Callum Lang and James McClean were on target in the second half to seal the points. 

The Latics’ dropped points in recent weeks has allowed Rotherham some breathing space at the top of League One. Two draws and a defeat in their last five leaves Wigan in second place. 

Wigan Injuries & Team News


Midfielders Thelo Aasgaard, Scott Smith and Jordan Cousins are ruled out. 

Defender Tom Pearce is also unavailable.

Rotherham vs Wigan Live Stream FAQ

Where can I watch the Rotherham vs Wigan live stream?

Check our live streaming calendar to see where to watch the Rotherham vs Wigan live stream.

What time does Rotherham vs Wigan Start?


The match starts at 19:45 GMT on Friday, February 18

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Verdict

Rotherham are tough to breach and full of confidence after a strong winning run in League One. They can extend their lead as the league leaders with a narrow win to nil against Wigan.

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