FM Preview: Accrington Stanley v Gillingham 28 Jan 2012

Last updated : 27 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Accrington Stanley v Gillingham fixture

Accrington Stanley prepare to entertain Gillingham at Fraser Eagle Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having managed to conjure up a win from 3 of the previous 4 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Fraser Eagle Stadium was just last season, in October 2010, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 7-4 thriller, in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 10 Sep Gillingham 1 - 1 Accrington S. League Two
2010/2011 Sat 12 Mar Gillingham 3 - 1 Accrington S. League Two
2010/2011 Sat 02 Oct Accrington S. 7-4 Gillingham League Two
2009/2010 Tue 19 Jan Accrington S. 1 - 0 Gillingham F.A. Cup
2008/2009 Sat 07 Mar Accrington S. 0 - 2 Gillingham League Two
2008/2009 Sat 30 Aug Gillingham 1 - 0 Accrington S. League Two
1960/1961 Mon 12 Sep Accrington S. 3 - 0 Gillingham Fourth Division

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Recent respective form guides

Accrington Stanley are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Reds in those games, with 6 conceded.

The Gills have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Accrington Stanley's 40 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Gillingham lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League Two, picking up 41 from their 26 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Accrington Stanley 6 3 2 1 9 5 11
Gillingham 6 2 0 4 8 12 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Both teams are displaying reasonable form at the moment, and for that reason, the Madmen predict the game will end in stalemate. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Accrington Stanley 11 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Gillingham Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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