FM Preview: Gillingham v Swindon Town 21 Apr 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 20th April 2012
The game between Gillingham and Swindon Town in the League Two on 21st April 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Gillingham v Swindon Town fixture
Swindon Town pack their bags to visit Gillingham at Priestfield on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Robins will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 23 and win only 5 of the 44 games.
The previous match played between the two at Priestfield was within the last three years, in August 2009, with Gillingham annihilating their visitors 5-0 in a League One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Tue 25 Oct||Swindon Town||2 - 0||Gillingham||League Two|
|2009/2010||Sat 16 Jan||Swindon Town||3 - 1||Gillingham||League One|
|2009/2010||Sat 08 Aug||Gillingham||5-0||Swindon Town||League One|
|2007/2008||Sat 26 Apr||Gillingham||1 - 1||Swindon Town||League One|
|2007/2008||Sat 06 Oct||Swindon Town||5 - 0||Gillingham||League One|
|2005/2006||Tue 14 Feb||Swindon Town||1 - 0||Gillingham||League One|
|2005/2006||Sat 14 Jan||Gillingham||3 - 0||Swindon Town||League One|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Gillingham have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 14 to 12.
Swindon Town have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Robins's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.
Gillingham lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League Two, picking up 63 points from their 43 games so far.
Swindon Town are leading the way in the npower League Two, with their 43 games giving them a return of 89 points.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Swindon Town are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win
|Gillingham||8 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Swindon Town||11 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.
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