FootyMAD's Gillingham match preview

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History of the Gillingham v Chesterfield fixture

Chesterfield face a trip to Gillingham at Priestfield Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Spireites will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 17 and win only 6 of the 28 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2005, the The Gills carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 04 FebChesterfield1 - 1GillinghamLGE1
2005/2006Tue 27 SepGillingham1 - 0ChesterfieldLGE1
1999/2000Sat 01 AprGillingham1 - 0ChesterfieldLGE1
1999/2000Tue 01 FebChesterfield0 - 0GillinghamLGE1
1998/1999Sat 06 FebGillingham3 - 1ChesterfieldLGE1
1998/1999Sat 05 SepChesterfield1 - 0GillinghamLGE1
1997/1998Sat 14 MarGillingham1 - 0ChesterfieldLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Gillingham are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the The Gills in those games, with 6 conceded.

Chesterfield have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Spireites have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Gillingham see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 21 points from their 16 games played so far, Chesterfield find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 19 points from their 16 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Gills, as the Spireites have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Gillingham 16 games since last home draw.
Chesterfield Not won in previous 2 away matches.