FootyMAD's Gillingham match preview

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History of the Bradford City v Gillingham fixture

Bradford City are ready to welcome Gillingham to Coral Windows Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 16 games played, Bantams have recorded 8 wins, and Gillingham have come away with 4 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Coral Windows Stadium was within the last three years, in August 2006, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-2 thriller, in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 10 FebGillingham1 - 0Bradford CityLGE1
2006/2007Sat 12 AugBradford City4-2GillinghamLGE1
2005/2006Mon 17 AprGillingham2 - 1Bradford CityLGE1
2005/2006Sat 22 OctBradford City1 - 0GillinghamLGE1
2003/2004Sat 31 JanGillingham1 - 0Bradford CityCHMP
2003/2004Sat 23 AugBradford City0 - 1GillinghamCHMP
2002/2003Mon 21 AprGillingham1 - 0Bradford CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Bradford City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Bantams in those games, with 8 conceded.

The away form of Gillingham is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the The Gills have hit 5 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bradford City are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 19 points from 10 games. Gillingham lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 16 from their 10 games so far.

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

Its a close one to call, but I think that Bantams's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Gillingham. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Bradford City Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Gillingham Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.