FootyMAD's Gillingham match preview

Last updated : 20 December 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Brighton & Hove Albion v Gillingham fixture

Brighton & HA prepare to entertain Gillingham at Withdean Stadium on Friday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 29 wins out of 43 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Withdean Stadium was just last season, in August 2006, the Seagulls carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 15 SepGillingham1 - 0Brighton & HALGE1
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

Recent respective form guides

Brighton & Hove Albion have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Seagulls in those games, with 8 conceded.

The away form of Gillingham is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the The Gills have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Brighton & HA lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 30 points from their 20 games so far. Gillingham find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 22 points from their 20 matches.

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

The match against Gillingham is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Seagulls in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Brighton & HA Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Gillingham 5 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.