FootyMAD's Tranmere Rovers match preview

Last updated : 25 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Gillingham v Tranmere Rovers fixture

Gillingham prepare to entertain Tranmere Rovers at Priestfield Stadium on Friday evening, hoping to improve on a record of draws against their opponents.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Priestfield Stadium was less than a year ago, in February 2006, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline 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:
2006/2007Sat 23 DecTranmere Rvs.2 - 3GillinghamLGE1
2005/2006Sat 11 FebGillingham1-1Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
2005/2006Sat 24 SepTranmere Rvs.2 - 2GillinghamLGE1
2000/2001Tue 20 MarGillingham2 - 1Tranmere Rvs.CHMP
2000/2001Sat 19 AugTranmere Rvs.3 - 2GillinghamCHMP
1978/1979Sat 13 JanGillingham3 - 2Tranmere Rvs.LGE1
1978/1979Sat 09 SepTranmere Rvs.1 - 1GillinghamLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Gillingham have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Tranmere Rvs. have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Gillingham find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 35 points from their 29 matches. Tranmere Rvs. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 46 from their 29 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Gillingham are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
GillinghamBeen beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Tranmere Rvs.Not won in previous 5 away matches.