FM Preview: Bradford City v Gillingham 09 Feb 2013

Footymad preview History of the Bradford City v Gillingham fixture

Bradford City prepare to entertain Gillingham at Valley Parade on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 19 games played, Bantams have recorded 9 wins, and Gillingham have come away with 4 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Valley Parade was less than a year ago, in March 2012, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 18 Aug Gillingham 3 - 1 Bradford City League Two
2011/2012 Sat 24 Mar Bradford City 2-2 Gillingham League Two
2011/2012 Sat 26 Nov Gillingham 0 - 0 Bradford City League Two
2010/2011 Sat 05 Mar Gillingham 2 - 0 Bradford City League Two
2010/2011 Sat 18 Sep Bradford City 1 - 0 Gillingham League Two
2008/2009 Sat 07 Feb Gillingham 0 - 2 Bradford City League Two
2008/2009 Sat 18 Oct Bradford City 2 - 2 Gillingham League Two

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Recent respective form guides

Bradford City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.

The Gills have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Gills's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.

Bradford City's 41 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Gillingham are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 55 points from their 29 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bradford City 6 1 1 4 8 13 4
Gillingham 6 3 1 2 7 4 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Bradford City are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with Gillingham running out comfortable winners. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bradford City 5 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Gillingham 3 successive away victories.
5 games since last away draw.

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