FM Preview: Gillingham v Northampton Town 29 Dec 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 28th December 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Gillingham and Northampton Town at 15:00 on 29th December 2012 in the League Two.
History of the Gillingham v Northampton Town fixture
Gillingham prepare to entertain Northampton Town at Priestfield on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Gills are clearly on top, winning 52.73% of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Priestfield was just last season, in November 2011, as the Gills squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 4-3 in a League Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Tue 02 Oct||Northampton||1 - 2||Gillingham||League Two|
|2011/2012||Sat 28 Apr||Northampton||1 - 1||Gillingham||League Two|
|2011/2012||Sat 05 Nov||Gillingham||4-3||Northampton||League Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 15 Jan||Gillingham||1 - 0||Northampton||League Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 30 Oct||Northampton||2 - 1||Gillingham||League Two|
|2007/2008||Sat 16 Feb||Northampton||4 - 0||Gillingham||League One|
|2007/2008||Sat 19 Jan||Gillingham||0 - 1||Northampton||League One|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Gillingham have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Gills, with 7 goals against.
Northampton Town have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Cobblers have hit 10 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Gillingham are leading the way in the npower League Two, with their 22 games giving them a return of 45 points.
Northampton Town's 33 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Northampton Town is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Gills in a close run game. Home Win
|Gillingham||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
|Northampton Town||Not won in previous 3 away matches.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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