FM Preview: Gillingham v Swindon Town 21 Apr 2012

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Last updated : 20 April 2012

Footymad preview History of the Gillingham v Swindon Town fixture

Gillingham are ready to welcome Swindon Town to Priestfield on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Gills are clearly on top, having won 23 and lost only 5 of the 44 games.

The previous match played between the two at Priestfield was within the last three years, in August 2009, with Gillingham annihilating their visitors 5-0 in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 25 Oct Swindon Town 2 - 0 Gillingham League Two
2009/2010 Sat 16 Jan Swindon Town 3 - 1 Gillingham League One
2009/2010 Sat 08 Aug Gillingham 5-0 Swindon Town League One
2007/2008 Sat 26 Apr Gillingham 1 - 1 Swindon Town League One
2007/2008 Sat 06 Oct Swindon Town 5 - 0 Gillingham League One
2005/2006 Tue 14 Feb Swindon Town 1 - 0 Gillingham League One
2005/2006 Sat 14 Jan Gillingham 3 - 0 Swindon Town League One

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Recent respective form guides

Gillingham have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 14 to 12.

Swindon Town have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Robins's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Gillingham lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League Two, picking up 63 points from their 43 games so far.

Swindon Town are leading the way in the npower League Two, with their 43 games giving them a return of 89 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Gillingham 6 1 3 2 7 7 6
Swindon Town 6 4 1 1 6 2 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Gillingham are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with Swindon Town running out comfortable winners. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Gillingham 8 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Swindon Town 11 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

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