League One match prediction and preview for Gillingham vs Shrewsbury Town clash

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Competition: England League One
Competition: Sat 10.April
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: Priestfield Stadium

The home fans are expecting three points in this fixture, as the home advantage should be put to good use versus a struggling visitor. Gillingham are in the 9th position while the guesting Shrewsbury Town worry at 17th.

Insights:
  • Gillingham haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

Gillingham and Shrewsbury Town should both be in good shape for this meeting, as there's been enough days for both of them to train and rest since their last matches.

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Gillingham form and stats

Overall League One stats at home this season for Gillingham are 9-3-8 (wins-draw-losses).

No payout for Gillingham in their previous match, an away game at Blackpool that ended in defeat 1-4. Before that game, the 1-0 home victory against Wigan Athletic.

This is expected to be a close game, with Gillingham perhaps considered small favourites due to their home advantage. Looking back at earlier matches similar to this one (expected to be close with Gillingham as a small favourite), we find nine games. Gillingham has won three of these, drawn three and lost three.

Gillingham are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 28 goals in 20 games. On the other hand, Gillingham have conceded 28 goals. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 3 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.

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Shrewsbury Town form and stats

The visitors are W7-D6-L6 on the road this term. That's in the League One.

Shrewsbury Town won their last game, 3-0 versus Plymouth Argyle played at home. A 0-1 defeat away at Northampton Town before that.

So, this is expected to be a close game, an even contest. Looking at earlier matches with Shrewsbury Town playing away and similar expectations, we found eleven relevant matches. Results were five Shrewsbury wins, three draws and three defeats.

There might be some complaints about the fixture list from the Shrewsbury manager S. Cotterill as the team has another away game coming up in only three days, this time against Oxford United.

The visitors have scored 18 goals from 19 away games in the league, an average of less than one per game. Shrewsbury Town have conceded 19 goals in these away matches.

Head 2 Head

The dueling parties have met before this season: Shrewsbury Town - Gillingham 1-1. Head-2-head stats last ten meetings: two - five - three (Gillingham wins - draws - Shrewsbury Town wins). As for goals, four matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), six had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

GillinghamV. Oliver
V. Oliver
14 goals
GillinghamJ. Graham
J. Graham
11 goals
GillinghamK. Dempsey
K. Dempsey
8 goals

Gillingham missing players

Shrewsbury Town missing players

Gillingham Shrewsbury Town
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
40 20 6 Played P 5 19 37
17 9 4 Won W 1 7 12
7 3 1 Drew D 3 6 13
16 8 1 Lost L 1 6 12
56 28 9 Scored S 5 18 43
54 28 4 Conceded C 5 19 42
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 95% 97%
80% 90% 67% Over 1.5 O 1.5 60% 53% 68%
45% 45% 33% Over 2.5 O 2.5 20% 26% 35%
35% 35% 17% Over 3.5 O 3.5 20% 11% 14%
15% 10% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 5% 8%
50% 45% 33% BTTS BTTS 60% 47% 57%
20% 20% 50% Clean Sheets C S 20% 37% 27%
30% 35% 17% Failed to Score F T 20% 21% 19%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.4 1.7 1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0.6 1.5 1.8
2 2 0 Red cards R C 0 2 2
 
10.4 11 11 Shots (avg) S ( 8.4 7.4 9.6
3.9 4.2 4.2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2 2.5 3.2
36% 34% 36% Goal Efficiency G E 50% 38% 37%
Key stats in League One this season:
  • Gillingham haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Hull City 40 23 7 10 68 32 20 12 3 5 25 10 20 11 4 5 43 22 36 76
2 Peterborough United 39 22 7 10 67 38 19 14 3 2 44 15 20 8 4 8 23 23 29 73
3 Sunderland 38 19 14 5 59 29 19 9 6 4 27 18 19 10 8 1 32 11 30 71
4 Portsmouth 38 19 7 12 56 40 20 8 5 7 27 21 18 11 2 5 29 19 16 64
5 Blackpool 37 18 9 10 50 33 18 9 6 3 26 17 19 9 3 7 24 16 17 63
6 Lincoln City 37 18 8 11 55 40 19 8 3 8 28 26 18 10 5 3 27 14 15 62
7 Charlton Athletic 38 16 11 11 55 50 18 6 5 7 30 33 20 10 6 4 25 17 5 59
8 Ipswich Town 38 17 8 13 41 38 20 11 3 6 22 17 18 6 5 7 19 21 3 59
9 Gillingham 40 17 7 16 56 54 20 9 3 8 28 28 20 8 4 8 28 26 2 58
10 Doncaster Rovers 37 17 6 14 54 48 19 11 4 4 32 20 18 6 2 10 22 28 6 57
11 Accrington Stanley 38 16 9 13 51 52 19 9 5 5 24 16 19 7 4 8 27 36 -1 57
12 Oxford United 39 16 8 15 53 48 19 9 4 6 25 17 20 7 4 9 28 31 5 56
13 Milton Keynes Dons 39 15 9 15 55 54 20 8 7 5 30 25 19 7 2 10 25 29 1 54
14 Crewe Alexandra 38 15 9 14 47 48 19 9 5 5 28 21 19 6 4 9 19 27 -1 54
15 Fleetwood Town 39 14 11 14 42 33 20 8 7 5 24 14 19 6 4 9 18 19 9 53
16 Plymouth Argyle 40 14 10 16 50 63 20 11 4 5 30 27 20 3 6 11 20 36 -13 52
17 Shrewsbury Town 37 12 13 12 43 42 18 5 7 6 25 23 19 7 6 6 18 19 1 49
18 Burton Albion 38 12 9 17 48 62 19 6 2 11 25 37 19 6 7 6 23 25 -14 45
19 Northampton Town 40 10 9 21 33 57 20 7 4 9 16 22 20 3 5 12 17 35 -24 39
20 Swindon Town 39 11 4 24 45 69 20 7 1 12 21 32 19 4 3 12 24 37 -24 37
21 Bristol Rovers 40 10 7 23 39 63 20 7 2 11 23 28 20 3 5 12 16 35 -24 37
22 AFC Wimbledon 38 8 12 18 36 61 18 4 4 10 19 31 20 4 8 8 17 30 -25 36
23 Wigan Athletic 39 9 8 22 39 66 19 3 5 11 18 36 20 6 3 11 21 30 -27 35
24 Rochdale 38 7 12 19 47 69 19 1 9 9 20 38 19 6 3 10 27 31 -22 33

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The English Football League One (usually referred to as League One) is the third highest division in English football. The League One league table has 24 teams playing each other home and away for a total of 552 fixtures. Seasons run from August to May. Three teams are promoted and four relegated.