FM Preview: Burton Albion v Gillingham 19 Mar 2011

Footymad preview History of the Burton Albion v Gillingham fixture

Gillingham face a trip to Burton Albion at The Pirelli Stadium on Saturday afternoon, for the first time in their history, and will be hoping to give their new opponents the runaround.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 25 Sep Gillingham 1 - 0 Burton Albion League Two
2009/2010 Sat 28 Nov Gillingham 1 - 0 Burton Albion F.A. Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Burton Albion have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Brewers in those games, with 7 conceded.

Gillingham have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Burton Albion are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 36 points from 32 matches.

Gillingham's total of 56 points from their 37 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower League Two.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Burton Albion 6 2 1 3 10 14 7
Gillingham 6 2 4 0 9 5 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the The Gills out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Burton Albion. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Burton Albion 5 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Gillingham Previous 6 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
12 games since last defeat.

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