FM Preview: Oxford United v Gillingham 14 Apr 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 13th April 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Oxford United and Gillingham at 15:00 on 14th April 2012 in the League Two.
History of the Oxford United v Gillingham fixture
Gillingham face a trip to Oxford United at Kassam Stadium on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 7 of the 18 previous games, with the hosts winning just 4.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Kassam Stadium was just last season, in November 2010, with Gillingham inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the U's in a League Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 22 Oct||Gillingham||1 - 0||Oxford Utd.||League Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 05 Feb||Gillingham||0 - 0||Oxford Utd.||League Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 20 Nov||Oxford Utd.||0-1||Gillingham||League Two|
|2005/2006||Tue 23 Aug||Gillingham||1 - 0||Oxford Utd.||League Cup|
|2001/2002||Tue 21 Aug||Oxford Utd.||1 - 2||Gillingham||League Cup|
|1999/2000||Sat 04 Mar||Gillingham||1 - 0||Oxford Utd.||League Division Two|
|1999/2000||Sat 11 Sep||Oxford Utd.||1 - 2||Gillingham||League Division Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Oxford United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the U's in those games, with 6 conceded.
Gillingham have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Gills's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.
Oxford United's total of 66 points from their 42 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League Two.
Gillingham lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League Two, picking up 62 from their 42 games so far.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
An indifferent set of results for Gillingham on the road, and we believe this game is only going to yield a solitary point for the Gills. No-score draw
|Oxford United||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Gillingham||Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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