FootyMAD's Accrington Stanley match preview

Last updated : 06 March 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Accrington Stanley v Gillingham fixture

Gillingham travel to take on Accrington Stanley at Fraser Eagle Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The The Gills lost the only previous game played between the two.

The only previous meeting between Accrington S. and Gillingham at was way back in the black-and-white days of September 1960, with Accrington S. running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Fourth Division match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 30 AugGillingham1 - 0Accrington S.LGE2
1960/1961Mon 12 SepAccrington S.3 - 0GillinghamLGE2
1960/1961Wed 07 SepGillingham2 - 1Accrington S.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Accrington Stanley haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. These games have seen the The Reds score just 6 goals, though they have conceded 3.

The The Gills have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.

Accrington S. are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 30 from their 33 matches played. Gillingham's total of 54 points from their 34 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League Two.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Gillingham are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Accrington S. Drawn last 3 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Gillingham Not won in previous 2 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.