Grimsby Town travel to take on Gillingham at Priestfield Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Mighty Mariners will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 9 and win only 4 of the 17 games.
The last time the two teams met at Gillingham was back in February 2003, over five years ago, with Gillingham running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2002/2003||Sat 15 Feb||Gillingham||3 - 0||Grimsby Town||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 02 Nov||Grimsby Town||1 - 1||Gillingham||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Tue 05 Mar||Gillingham||2 - 1||Grimsby Town||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Tue 25 Sep||Grimsby Town||1 - 2||Gillingham||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 10 Feb||Gillingham||1 - 0||Grimsby Town||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 09 Sep||Grimsby Town||1 - 0||Gillingham||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Sat 04 Apr||Grimsby Town||0 - 0||Gillingham||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Gillingham have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.
The away form of Grimsby Town is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Mighty Mariners have hit 5 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Gillingham lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 7 points from their 4 games so far. Grimsby Town find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 2 points from their 4 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Gills, as the Mighty Mariners have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Gillingham||4 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Grimsby Town||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.