FootyMAD's Gillingham match preview

Last updated : 14 September 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Gillingham v Brighton & Hove Albion fixture

Brighton & HA face a trip to Gillingham at Priestfield Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 45 games played, Seagulls have recorded 11 wins, and Gillingham have come away with 19 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2007, with Brighton & HA inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the The Gills 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:
2006/2007Tue 20 FebGillingham0 - 1Brighton & HALGE1
2006/2007Tue 08 AugBrighton & HA1 - 0GillinghamLGE1
2004/2005Sun 26 DecBrighton & HA2 - 1GillinghamCHMP
2004/2005Sat 25 SepGillingham0 - 1Brighton & HACHMP
2002/2003Sat 01 MarGillingham3 - 0Brighton & HACHMP
2002/2003Sat 14 SepBrighton & HA2 - 4GillinghamCHMP
1999/2000Tue 24 AugGillingham2 - 0Brighton & HALGEC

Recent respective form guides

Gillingham are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Brighton & HA is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Seagulls have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Gillingham are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League One with a return of just 3 points from their 5 games thus far. Brighton & HA's total of 9 points from their 5 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League One.

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

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

Nothing appears to be going right for the Seagulls out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Gillingham. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Gillingham 8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Brighton & HA Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.