Cardiff City pack their bags to visit Gillingham at Priestfield Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 18 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 4 wins, and Gillingham have come away with 9 victories.
The previous match played between the two at Priestfield Stadium was more than three years back, in May 2000, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 1 thriller, in a League Division Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 13 Sep||Cardiff City||5 - 0||Gillingham||LD1|
|1999/2000||Tue 02 May||Gillingham||4 - 1||Cardiff City||LD2|
|1999/2000||Sat 27 Nov||Cardiff City||1 - 2||Gillingham||LD2|
|1996/1997||Sat 07 Dec||Cardiff City||0 - 2||Gillingham||FAC|
|1995/1996||Sat 24 Feb||Cardiff City||2 - 0||Gillingham||LD3|
|1995/1996||Sat 16 Sep||Gillingham||1 - 0||Cardiff City||LD3|
|1992/1993||Sat 23 Jan||Gillingham||0 - 1||Cardiff City||LD3|
Recent respective form guides
Gillingham are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.
Cardiff City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Bluebirds's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.
Gillingham are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 44 points from 38 matches. Cardiff City's 55 points from 38 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The away form of the Bluebirds has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Gillingham. Away win
|Gillingham||19 games since last home draw.|
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Cardiff City||4 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.