History of the Shrewsbury Town v Gillingham fixture
Gillingham face a trip to Shrewsbury Town at Prostar Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Gills will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 14 and win only 3 of the 26 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2011, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 03 Sep||Gillingham||0 - 1||Shrewsbury Tn.||League Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 26 Feb||Shrewsbury Tn.||0 - 0||Gillingham||League Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 11 Sep||Gillingham||2 - 0||Shrewsbury Tn.||League Two|
|2008/2009||Sat 23 May||Gillingham||1 - 0||Shrewsbury Tn.||Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 4)|
|2008/2009||Sat 14 Mar||Gillingham||2 - 2||Shrewsbury Tn.||League Two|
|2008/2009||Sat 13 Sep||Shrewsbury Tn.||7 - 0||Gillingham||League Two|
|1996/1997||Sat 03 May||Gillingham||2 - 0||Shrewsbury Tn.||League Division Two|
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Recent respective form guides
Shrewsbury Town are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These games have seen the Shrews score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 2.
The Gills have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Gills's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.
Shrewsbury Town are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 42 points from 24 games.
Gillingham's total of 41 points from their 24 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League Two.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Gills's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Shrewsbury Town, believes the FootyMad team. Away win
|Shrewsbury Town||Unbeaten in the last 20 home games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Gillingham||Last drawn game 6 outings ago.
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