Rotherham have accumulated 27 points this term, and they head into Saturday’s encounter unbeaten in their previous 10 fixtures in all competitions.
The Millers swept aside MK Dons last weekend, with Michael Ihiekwe, Michael Smith and Freddie Ladapo all scoring to guide their side to a 3-0 victory.
Paul Warne’s side then put five past Manchester City Under-21s in midweek in the EFL Trophy, courtesy of a Kieran Sadlier hat-trick, with Will Grigg and Jake Hull also scoring to clinch a 5-0 win.
They may be in fine goalscoring touch, but they have also been strong defensively, conceding only one goal in their previous five league games.
Heading into the weekend, The Millers will be hoping they can continue an impressive six-match unbeaten home run in all competitions.
Sunderland had a memorable week, with The Black Cats winning 3-1 on penalties in the EFL Cup after their contest with Queens Park Rangers finished goalless in regular time.
After reaching the quarter-finals of the EFL Cup, Sunderland will turn their attention back to League One, where they will look to get back to winning ways after suffering a 1-0 defeat last weekend at the hands of Charlton Athletic.
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Jayden Stockley’s goal in the second half was enough to condemn Sunderland to defeat, and as a result, they saw their 100% home record this season come to an end.
Manager Lee Johnson will be hopeful that his side can continue their promising away form, with Sunderland looking for their third consecutive away league victory at the weekend.
If they are to collect the three points, then Ross Stewart could be crucial for the visitors, having scored nine league goals this season