FootyMAD's Gillingham match preview

Last updated : 05 March 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Gillingham v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottm. Forest face a trip to Gillingham at Priestfield Stadium on Saturday afternoon, determined to keep up their impressive record at the venue, having come through the challenge on 3 of the previous 4 occassions.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in March 2003, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 4 winners in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Wed 25 FebNottm. Forest0 - 0GillinghamLD1
2002/2003Tue 04 MarGillingham1 - 4Nottm. ForestLD1
2002/2003Wed 18 SepNottm. Forest4 - 1GillinghamLD1
2001/2002Sat 16 MarGillingham3 - 1Nottm. ForestLD1
2001/2002Sat 08 DecNottm. Forest2 - 2GillinghamLD1
2000/2001Sat 28 AprNottm. Forest0 - 1GillinghamLD1
2000/2001Sun 12 NovGillingham1 - 3Nottm. ForestLD1

Recent respective form guides

Gillingham have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.

Nottm. Forest have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 2 goals have been registered in this time, with 4 leaked at the wrong end.

Gillingham are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 37 points from 32 matches. Nottm. Forest are currently lying in 19th place in Nationwide League Division One having mustered a points tally of 38 from their 34 matches played.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest6231769

FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Nottm. Forest on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Gillingham. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Gillingham 17 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Nottm. Forest Undefeated in last 3 away games.
6 games since last defeat.