FM Preview: Oxford United v Gillingham 14 Apr 2012

Last updated : 13 April 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Oxford United v Gillingham fixture

Oxford United prepare to entertain Gillingham at Kassam Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 7 of the 18 previous games, with the U's winning just 4.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Kassam Stadium was just last season, in November 2010, with Gillingham inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the U's in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 22 Oct Gillingham 1 - 0 Oxford Utd. League Two
2010/2011 Sat 05 Feb Gillingham 0 - 0 Oxford Utd. League Two
2010/2011 Sat 20 Nov Oxford Utd. 0-1 Gillingham League Two
2005/2006 Tue 23 Aug Gillingham 1 - 0 Oxford Utd. League Cup
2001/2002 Tue 21 Aug Oxford Utd. 1 - 2 Gillingham League Cup
1999/2000 Sat 04 Mar Gillingham 1 - 0 Oxford Utd. League Division Two
1999/2000 Sat 11 Sep Oxford Utd. 1 - 2 Gillingham League Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

Oxford United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the U's in those games, with 6 conceded.

Gillingham have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Gills's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.

Oxford United's total of 66 points from their 42 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League Two.

Gillingham lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League Two, picking up 62 from their 42 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Oxford United 6 2 2 2 7 6 8
Gillingham 6 1 2 3 7 8 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Both teams are displaying reasonable form at the moment, and for that reason, the Madmen predict the game will end in stalemate. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Oxford United Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Gillingham Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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