Stat Pack: Gillingham vs Swindon Town

Form Guide…

8th placed Swindon Town were beaten 2-0 at Stevenage in midweek meaning Town fall four points behind Walsall in sixth.

In the League One form guide, Swindon are 16th with two wins, one draw and three defeats in six.

On their travels, Swindon are ranked 17th in the form guide with just one win, two draws and three defeats in six games.

Town are without an away win in five games. Their last away victory was 2-1 versus Colchester United in November.

Swindon have failed to score in 38% of their away games this season.

15th placed Gillingham are eight points behind Town and were beaten 3-0 by Colchester United last Saturday.

The Gills are 15th in the form guide with two wins, two draws and two defeats.

As hosts, Gillingham are ranked 18th with two wins, two draws and two defeats. They won their last game at Preistfield 1-0 versus Wolves.

Their defence as hosts is one of the weakest in the division, averaging 1.73 goals conceded per game. Head-to-Head…

In all League, FA Cup and Football League competitions, Town have faced Gillingham on 136 occasions, winning 54, drawing 34 and defeated 48; scoring 214 and conceding 187.

At Priestfield, Swindon have a record of 5 wins, 16 draws and 24 defeats, scoring 40 and conceding 81.

Swindon haven’t won in this away fixture in five visits.

Town’s last victory was in December 1986, when they secured a 3-1 win in Kent.

The previous five meetings between the sides have resulted in an average of 3.8 goals per game.

The Stats…

2014.01.16 Stats 1

2014.01.16 Stats 22014.01.16 Stats 3


Trips to Priestfield have hardly been fruitful visits for Town throughout our history… Nonetheless our last visit in 2012 resulted in a 3-1 defeat, but its remembered fondly as a game that secured promotion from League Two.

Town typically concede on our travels and Gillingham have normally been open in defence, so a score draw looks the likely result…

Final-score: Gillingham 2-2 Swindon Town

Come on You Reds!

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