FM Preview: Chesterfield v Gillingham 23 Feb 2013

Footymad preview History of the Chesterfield v Gillingham fixture

Chesterfield prepare to entertain Gillingham at Whittington Moor on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 31 games played, Spireites have recorded 13 wins, and Gillingham have come away with 9 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Whittington Moor was two seasons ago, in May 2011, with Chesterfield running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 01 Sep Gillingham 1 - 1 Chesterfield League Two
2010/2011 Sat 07 May Chesterfield 3-1 Gillingham League Two
2010/2011 Tue 25 Jan Gillingham 0 - 2 Chesterfield League Two
2008/2009 Sat 18 Apr Chesterfield 0 - 1 Gillingham League Two
2008/2009 Sat 06 Dec Gillingham 2 - 1 Chesterfield League Two
2006/2007 Sat 14 Apr Chesterfield 0 - 1 Gillingham League One
2006/2007 Sat 04 Nov Gillingham 2 - 1 Chesterfield League One

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Recent respective form guides

Chesterfield have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The Spireites have scored 10 and conceded 3 during this period.

The Gills have had a decent run of form away from home recently, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Just 6 goals have scored in these games, though to be fair only a measly 3 have been let in at the wrong end.

Chesterfield's 43 points from 32 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Gillingham are leading the way in the npower League Two, with their 32 games giving them a return of 62 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Chesterfield 6 2 1 3 7 5 7
Gillingham 6 3 2 1 6 3 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Spireites are in quite good form at home, but the FootyMad team thinks on this occasion, Gillingham will prove too strong and win this game comfortably. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Chesterfield 4 games since last home draw.
Gillingham Undefeated in last 5 away games.
4 games since last defeat.

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