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:|
|2007/2008||Sat 16 Feb||Northampton||4-0||Gillingham||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Sat 19 Jan||Gillingham||0 - 1||Northampton||LGE1|
|2006/2007||Fri 16 Feb||Northampton||1 - 1||Gillingham||LGE1|
|2006/2007||Sat 19 Aug||Gillingham||0 - 1||Northampton||LGE1|
|2004/2005||Tue 24 Aug||Gillingham||1 - 2||Northampton||LGEC|
|1998/1999||Sat 13 Feb||Northampton||0 - 1||Gillingham||LGE1|
|1998/1999||Tue 08 Sep||Gillingham||2 - 3||Northampton||LGE1|
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,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
With Northampton only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. Score draw
|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.