Gillingham pack their bags to visit Brentford at Griffin Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 43 games played, The Gills have recorded 13 wins, and Brentford have come away with 19 victories.
The previous match played between the two at Griffin Park was within the last three years, in October 2006, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a League One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 20 Dec||Gillingham||1 - 1||Brentford||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Sat 31 Mar||Gillingham||2 - 1||Brentford||LGE1|
|2006/2007||Sat 21 Oct||Brentford||2 - 2||Gillingham||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Tue 21 Mar||Gillingham||3 - 2||Brentford||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Mon 29 Aug||Brentford||1 - 1||Gillingham||LGE1|
|1999/2000||Sat 29 Apr||Gillingham||2 - 0||Brentford||LGE1|
|1999/2000||Tue 19 Oct||Brentford||1 - 2||Gillingham||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Brentford have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Bees in those games, with 4 conceded.
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. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.
Brentford are leading the way in the Coca-Cola League Two, with their 38 games giving them a return of 70 points. Gillingham are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League Two, and have accumulated 64 points from the 39 games they have played so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
A creditable return from recent away games for The Gills could well see them head back from Griffin Park with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. No-score draw
|Brentford||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Gillingham||4 games since last away draw.|