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
|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
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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
|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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