FootyMAD's Gillingham match preview

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History of the Bristol Rovers v Gillingham fixture

Bristol Rvs. prepare to entertain Gillingham at Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Pirates are clearly on top, having won 31 and lost only 8 of the 48 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Memorial Stadium was just last season, in April 2008, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League One match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 19 AprBristol Rvs.1-1GillinghamLGE1
2007/2008Sat 27 OctGillingham3 - 2Bristol Rvs.LGE1
2001/2002Tue 05 FebGillingham1 - 0Bristol Rvs.FAC
1999/2000Sat 15 JanBristol Rvs.2 - 1GillinghamLGE1
1999/2000Sat 14 AugGillingham0 - 1Bristol Rvs.LGE1
1998/1999Tue 23 FebBristol Rvs.0 - 1GillinghamLGE1
1998/1999Sat 22 AugGillingham0 - 0Bristol Rvs.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Bristol Rovers have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Pirates have scored 8, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Gillingham is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. The Gills have conceded 13 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Bristol Rvs. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 25 points from their 16 games so far. Gillingham see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 18 points from their 16 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Bristol Rvs. are not exactly setting the world alight at Memorial Stadium at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Gillingham in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Bristol Rvs. 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Gillingham Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.
Not won in previous 9 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.