FM Preview: Chesterfield v Gillingham 23 Feb 2013
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 22nd February 2013
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Chesterfield and Gillingham at 15:00 on 23rd February 2013 in the League Two.
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
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
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
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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
|Chesterfield||4 games since last home draw.
|Gillingham||Undefeated in last 5 away games.
4 games since last defeat.
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