Gillingham play host to Darlington at Priestfield Stadium on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Gills are clearly on top, having won 11 and lost only 3 of the 18 games.
The last time the two teams met at Gillingham was back in November 1999, over five years ago, with Gillingham running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a F.A. Cup match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 23 Aug||Darlington||1 - 2||Gillingham||LGE2|
|1999/2000||Sat 20 Nov||Gillingham||3-1||Darlington||FAC|
|1995/1996||Tue 02 Apr||Gillingham||0 - 0||Darlington||LGE2|
|1995/1996||Sat 14 Oct||Darlington||1 - 0||Gillingham||LGE2|
|1994/1995||Tue 21 Feb||Darlington||2 - 0||Gillingham||LGE2|
|1994/1995||Sat 29 Oct||Gillingham||2 - 1||Darlington||LGE2|
|1993/1994||Sat 15 Jan||Darlington||2 - 1||Gillingham||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Gillingham have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.
Darlington have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.
Gillingham's total of 57 points from their 35 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League Two. Darlington's 44 points from 33 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that The Gills's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Darlington. Home Win
|Gillingham||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Darlington||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.