FootyMAD's Gillingham match preview

Last updated : 05 March 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Gillingham v Huddersfield Town fixture

Huddersfield pack their bags to visit Gillingham at Priestfield Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Terriers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 6 and win only 2 of the 10 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was within the last three years, in February 2008, the The Gills carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 12 DecHuddersfield2 - 1GillinghamLGE1
2007/2008Sat 23 FebGillingham1 - 0HuddersfieldLGE1
2007/2008Sat 12 JanHuddersfield1 - 3GillinghamLGE1
2006/2007Sat 03 FebHuddersfield3 - 1GillinghamLGE1
2006/2007Sat 05 AugGillingham2 - 1HuddersfieldLGE1
2005/2006Sat 08 AprGillingham2 - 0HuddersfieldLGE1
2005/2006Mon 02 JanHuddersfield0 - 0GillinghamLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Gillingham have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. Only 2 goals have been registered in this time, with 3 in the wrong end.

The away form of Huddersfield however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The Terriers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

Gillingham find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 34 points from their 34 matches. Huddersfield's total of 58 points from their 34 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League One.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Huddersfield are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Gillingham. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Gillingham Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Huddersfield 5 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.