Gillingham travel to take on Grimsby Town at Blundell Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Gills will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them taste defeat on 11 occasions, and draw 5, from the 17 games played.
The last time the two teams met at Grimsby Town was back in November 2002, over five years ago, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Division One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 06 Sep||Gillingham||3 - 0||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|2002/2003||Sat 15 Feb||Gillingham||3 - 0||Grimsby Town||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 02 Nov||Grimsby Town||1 - 1||Gillingham||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Tue 05 Mar||Gillingham||2 - 1||Grimsby Town||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Tue 25 Sep||Grimsby Town||1 - 2||Gillingham||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 10 Feb||Gillingham||1 - 0||Grimsby Town||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 09 Sep||Grimsby Town||1 - 0||Gillingham||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Grimsby Town's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 10.
Gillingham's away form is none too clever either, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Just 7 goals have scored in these games, though to be fair only a measly 3 have been let in at the wrong end.
Grimsby Town are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League Two with a return of just 27 points from their 38 games thus far. Gillingham are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 64 points from their 38 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Gillingham are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Grimsby Town. Away win
|Grimsby Town||5 games since last home draw.|
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Gillingham||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
9 games since last defeat.