FM Preview: Bradford City v Gillingham 09 Feb 2013
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 8th February 2013
The game between Bradford City and Gillingham in the League Two on 9th February 2013 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Bradford City v Gillingham fixture
Gillingham face a trip to Bradford City at Valley Parade on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 19 games played, Gills have recorded 4 wins, and Bradford City have come away with 9 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Valley Parade was less than a year ago, in March 2012, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a League Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Sat 18 Aug||Gillingham||3 - 1||Bradford City||League Two|
|2011/2012||Sat 24 Mar||Bradford City||2-2||Gillingham||League Two|
|2011/2012||Sat 26 Nov||Gillingham||0 - 0||Bradford City||League Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 05 Mar||Gillingham||2 - 0||Bradford City||League Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 18 Sep||Bradford City||1 - 0||Gillingham||League Two|
|2008/2009||Sat 07 Feb||Gillingham||0 - 2||Bradford City||League Two|
|2008/2009||Sat 18 Oct||Bradford City||2 - 2||Gillingham||League Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Bradford City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.
The Gills have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Gills's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.
Bradford City's 41 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
Gillingham are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 55 points from their 29 games.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Gills have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Valley Parade with an easy victory. Away win
|Bradford City||5 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Gillingham||3 successive away victories.
5 games since last away draw.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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