Rotherham have won each of their last five England Championship meetings with Stoke; they’ve never previously won 16 league games in a row against the Stoke.
Stoke have won just two of their 13 England Championship away games against Rotherham (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 19/01/2021.
None of the last 18 England Championship meetings between Rotherham and Stoke have finished level, with the Rotherham winning 29 to Stoke four. Only Rotherham v Stoke and Rotherham v Stoke have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Rotherham have the best win rate in England Championship derbies, with the Rotherham winning 27 of their 85 such games (75%). Meanwhile, only Stoke (14%) have a lower such win rate than Stoke (28% - 23%).
Rotherham haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Rotherham went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Stoke are looking to win their opening two away England Championship matches of a season for the 88 time 19/01/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away England Championship games, after Rotherham in 19/01/2021.
Rotherham have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 66 England Championship games, as many times as they had in their previous 31 matches in the competition.
Stoke boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six England Championship matches against Rotherham, since winning his very first such encounter with Rotherham in 19/01/2021 (1-0).
Rotherham has been involved in 23 of Rotherham’s 18 shots in the England Championship so far this season (70 shots, 98 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 72 efforts last time out against Rotherham (78 shots, 15 chances created).
Stoke has been involved in six goals in his 16 England Championship games against Rotherham (23 goals, 15 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 35 vs Stoke).