FootyMAD's Gillingham match preview

Last updated : 28 August 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Brentford v Gillingham fixture

Brentford play host to Gillingham at Griffin Park on Monday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 39 games played, Bees have recorded 17 wins, and Gillingham have come away with 13 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Brentford was back in October 1999, over five years ago, with Gillingham inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Bees in a League Division Two match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
1999/2000Sat 29 AprGillingham2 - 0BrentfordLGE1
1999/2000Tue 19 OctBrentford1-2GillinghamLGE1
1997/1998Mon 29 DecGillingham3 - 1BrentfordLGE1
1997/1998Tue 02 SepBrentford2 - 0GillinghamLGE1
1996/1997Mon 31 MarGillingham1 - 2BrentfordLGE1
1996/1997Tue 27 AugBrentford2 - 0GillinghamLGE1
1991/1992Tue 26 NovGillingham1 - 3BrentfordFAC

Recent respective form guides

Brentford are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Bees in those games, with 4 conceded.

Gillingham have an average recent record on the road, losing just 1 from the last six, but amazingly drawing the other 5. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.

Brentford are leading the way in the Coca Cola League One, with their 5 games giving them a return of 10 points. Gillingham's 8 points from 5 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Gillingham is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Bees in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Brentford 8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 15 .
Gillingham Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
8 games since last defeat.