FootyMAD's Gillingham match preview

Last updated : 13 February 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Rotherham United v Gillingham fixture

Rotherham U. prepare to entertain Gillingham at Don Valley Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 23 games played, The Millers have recorded 11 wins, and Gillingham have come away with 5 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Don Valley Stadium was two seasons ago, in April 2007, as the The Millers squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 15 NovGillingham4 - 0Rotherham U.LGE2
2006/2007Sat 07 AprRotherham U.3-2GillinghamLGE1
2006/2007Sat 25 NovGillingham1 - 0Rotherham U.LGE1
2005/2006Sat 28 JanGillingham1 - 1Rotherham U.LGE1
2005/2006Sat 10 SepRotherham U.3 - 0GillinghamLGE1
2004/2005Sat 05 MarRotherham U.1 - 3GillinghamCHMP
2004/2005Sat 18 DecGillingham3 - 1Rotherham U.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Rotherham United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 4.

The The Gills have had a decent run of form away from home recently, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the The Gills, and 8 goals against.

Rotherham U. are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 26 from their 27 matches played. Gillingham lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 46 from their 29 games so far.

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

The Millers are in quite good form at home, but the FootyMad team thinks on this occasion, Gillingham will prove too strong and win this game comfortably. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Rotherham U.Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Gillingham3 successive away victories.
5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.