FootyMAD's Brentford match preview

Last updated : 27 March 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Brentford v Gillingham fixture

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.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 20 DecGillingham1 - 1BrentfordLGE2
2006/2007Sat 31 MarGillingham2 - 1BrentfordLGE1
2006/2007Sat 21 OctBrentford2 - 2GillinghamLGE1
2005/2006Tue 21 MarGillingham3 - 2BrentfordLGE1
2005/2006Mon 29 AugBrentford1 - 1GillinghamLGE1
1999/2000Sat 29 AprGillingham2 - 0BrentfordLGE1
1999/2000Tue 19 OctBrentford1 - 2GillinghamLGE1

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.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

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

Sequence statistics:
Brentford Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Gillingham 4 games since last away draw.