FM Preview: Gillingham v Macclesfield Town 31 Mar 2012

Footymad preview History of the Gillingham v Macclesfield Town fixture

Gillingham prepare to entertain Macclesfield Town at Priestfield Stadium on Saturday afternoon,

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Priestfield Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2011, as the visitors ran out cosy 2-4 winners in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 10 Dec Macclesfield 0 - 0 Gillingham League Two
2010/2011 Sat 30 Apr Gillingham 2-4 Macclesfield League Two
2010/2011 Sat 11 Dec Macclesfield 2 - 4 Gillingham League Two
2008/2009 Sat 21 Feb Gillingham 3 - 1 Macclesfield League Two
2008/2009 Sat 01 Nov Macclesfield 0 - 1 Gillingham League Two
1998/1999 Tue 09 Mar Macclesfield 1 - 0 Gillingham League Division Two
1998/1999 Sat 03 Oct Gillingham 2 - 2 Macclesfield League Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

Gillingham have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Gills in those games, with 10 conceded.

The away form of Macclesfield Town is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Silkmen have hit 5 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Gillingham lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League Two, picking up 58 points from their 39 games so far.

Macclesfield Town are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League Two with a return of just 36 points from their 39 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Gillingham 6 2 1 3 11 9 7
Macclesfield Town 6 0 4 2 6 10 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Though Gillingham are not exactly setting the world alight at Priestfield Stadium in recent games, we can confidently predict that they will easily sweep aside the opposition put before them. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Gillingham Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Macclesfield Town Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 13 away matches.
No win in the 18 most recent games.

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