FootyMAD's Gillingham match preview

Last updated : 16 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Derby County v Gillingham fixture

Derby County prepare to entertain Gillingham at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The majority of those games have been won by the Rams.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was just last season, in January 2003, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League Division One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 16 AugGillingham0 - 0Derby CountyLD1
2002/2003Sat 11 JanDerby County1-1GillinghamLD1
2002/2003Tue 13 AugGillingham1 - 0Derby CountyLD1
1996/1997Tue 21 JanGillingham0 - 2Derby CountyFAC
1985/1986Mon 07 AprDerby County2 - 0GillinghamDIV3
1985/1986Mon 13 JanDerby County3 - 1GillinghamFAC
1985/1986Sat 04 JanGillingham1 - 1Derby CountyFAC

Recent respective form guides

Derby County are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Rams's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

Gillingham have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The The Gills's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Derby County are stuck down in the relegation zone of Nationwide League Division One with a return of just 24 points from their 26 games thus far. Gillingham find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 33 points from their 26 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Derby County60243122

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Derby County's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Gillingham. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Derby County 4 games since last home draw.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Gillingham Undefeated in last 4 away games.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.