FootyMAD's Gillingham match preview

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History of the Gillingham v Nottingham Forest fixture

Nottm. Forest face a trip to Gillingham at Priestfield Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to further improve upon a decent past record there. So far, the Forest have beating their opponents 4 times from 7 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2005, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 11 MarNottm. Forest1 - 1GillinghamLGE1
2005/2006Sat 27 AugGillingham1 - 3Nottm. ForestLGE1
2004/2005Sun 08 MayNottm. Forest2 - 2GillinghamCHMP
2004/2005Sat 27 NovGillingham2 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2003/2004Sat 06 MarGillingham2 - 1Nottm. ForestCHMP
2003/2004Wed 25 FebNottm. Forest0 - 0GillinghamCHMP
2002/2003Tue 04 MarGillingham1 - 4Nottm. ForestCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Gillingham are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.

Nottm. Forest have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Forest's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 4 goals for and 3 against.

Gillingham see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 17 points from their 13 games played so far, Nottm. Forest are leading the way in the Coca-Cola League One, with their 13 games giving them a return of 25 points.

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

A creditable return from recent away games for Forest could well see them head back from Priestfield Stadium with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Gillingham Won 3 successive home games.
13 games since last home draw.
Nottm. Forest Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.