FootyMAD's Gillingham match preview

Last updated : 19 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Port Vale v Gillingham fixture

Port Vale prepare to entertain Gillingham at Vale Park on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 18 games played, Valiants have recorded 8 wins, and Gillingham have come away with 4 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Vale Park was less than a year ago, in March 2008, the Valiants carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 27 SepGillingham1 - 0Port ValeLGE2
2007/2008Mon 24 MarPort Vale2-1GillinghamLGE1
2007/2008Sat 08 DecGillingham1 - 2Port ValeLGE1
2006/2007Sat 21 AprGillingham3 - 2Port ValeLGE1
2006/2007Tue 05 DecPort Vale2 - 0GillinghamLGE1
2005/2006Sat 10 DecGillingham3 - 0Port ValeLGE1
2005/2006Tue 09 AugPort Vale0 - 0GillinghamLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Port Vale are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Valiants's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

The The Gills have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. While the The Gills have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Port Vale find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 27 points from their 24 matches. Gillingham's 37 points from 24 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Port Vale No sequences of note
Gillingham No sequences of note