FM Preview: Northampton Town v Gillingham 30 Oct 2010

Last updated : 29 October 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Northampton Town v Gillingham fixture

Northampton are ready to welcome Gillingham to Sixfields on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Cobblers are clearly on top, having won 32 and lost only 9 of the 50 games.

The previous match played between the two at Sixfields was within the last three years, in February 2008, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a League One match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 16 FebNorthampton4-0GillinghamLGE1
2007/2008Sat 19 JanGillingham0 - 1NorthamptonLGE1
2006/2007Fri 16 FebNorthampton1 - 1GillinghamLGE1
2006/2007Sat 19 AugGillingham0 - 1NorthamptonLGE1
2004/2005Tue 24 AugGillingham1 - 2NorthamptonLGEC
1998/1999Sat 13 FebNorthampton0 - 1GillinghamLGE1
1998/1999Tue 08 SepGillingham2 - 3NorthamptonLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Northampton Town are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.

The away form of Gillingham is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the The Gills have hit 9 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Northampton are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower League Two with a return of just 10 points from their 13 games thus far. Gillingham see themselves just below half way in the Npower League Two, showing a record of 15 points from their 13 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Northampton only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Northampton Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 6 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Gillingham Not won in previous 33 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.