FootyMAD's Leeds United match preview

Last updated : 18 September 2009 By Footymad Previewer
Footymad preview
History of the Leeds United v Gillingham fixture

Gillingham face a trip to Leeds United at Elland Road on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. Most of the previous meetings have ended up in defeat for the The Gills.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in May 2008, the Whites carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory 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:
2007/2008Sat 03 MayLeeds Utd.2 - 1GillinghamLGE1
2007/2008Sat 29 SepGillingham1 - 1Leeds Utd.LGE1
2004/2005Sat 12 MarLeeds Utd.1 - 1GillinghamCHMP
2004/2005Tue 10 AugGillingham2 - 1Leeds Utd.CHMP
2002/2003Tue 04 FebLeeds Utd.2 - 1GillinghamFAC
2002/2003Sat 25 JanGillingham1 - 1Leeds Utd.FAC
1984/1985Wed 10 OctLeeds Utd.3 - 2GillinghamLGEC

Recent respective form guides

Leeds United are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Whites, with 3 goals against.

Gillingham have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Leeds Utd. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League One, and have accumulated 19 points from the 7 games they have played so far. Gillingham lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 10 from their 7 games so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leeds Utd.651011316

FootyMad's prediction ...

Gillingham have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Leeds Utd. may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Leeds Utd. Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 10 matches.
Gillingham Not won in previous 4 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.