Fixture prediction for League One: Gillingham - Sunderland at MEMS Priestfield Stadium

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Competition: England League One
Competition: Sat 16.October
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: MEMS Priestfield Stadium (11582 seats)

Gillingham have fought quite a few losing battles for points this season. Could the team get something when Sunderland stop by MEMS Priestfield Stadium?

Insights:
  • Gillingham have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Sunderland have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

The visiting Sunderland played their last game only three days ago, a EFL Trophy match.

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Gillingham form and stats

The overall League One results at home this season for Gillingham are 1-2-2 (wins-draws-losses).

Stress levels are on the rise for Gillingham's attacking players as they have now played 210 minutes without scoring in a league game. D. Lloyd-McGoldrick was their last goal scorer.

Gillingham faced defeat in their previous match, away at Wycombe Wanderers (0-2). The versatile forward John Akinde outperformed all others in that fixture and was awarded a match rating of 7.4 out of 10. Akinde hit one key pass.

Preceding that match was the home EFL Trophy game against Ipswich Town that was lost 0-2.

Some members of the home team might already be thinking of their next match, the League One game versus Doncaster Rovers in only three days. This game is also played here at MEMS Priestfield Stadium.

Gillingham are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 5 goals in 5 games. With more than 1,5 conceded goals on average, the Gillingham defense is not exactly impregnable. 9 goals conceded from 5 games. You can find more goal stats on the Statistics tab above.

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Sunderland form and stats

1 win, 1 draw and 2 losses. That’s the product of Sunderland playing as the away team in the League One this season.

Sunderland had fun at their own home (MEMS Priestfield Stadium) last time out, beating Manchester United U21 2-1. T. Dyce and S. Wearne scored.

Before that one, a nice away victory 2-1 at Lincoln City.

The schedule is very tough for Sunderland now as they have to travel again shortly after this match. A League One game at Crewe Alexandra is waiting in only three days.

Sunderland have a decent goal production going in their away games, although not fantastic. In 4 league away games 4 goals have been scored. For Sunderland, more than two goals on average per game end up in their own net.

Head 2 Head

H2H stats regardless of arena (last eight matches): Gillingham two wins, three draws and Sunderland three victories. As for goals, four matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), four games had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

SunderlandR. Stewart
R. Stewart
7 goals
GillinghamV. Oliver
V. Oliver
4 goals
SunderlandC. Winchester
C. Winchester
3 goals

Gillingham missing players

Sunderland missing players

Gillingham Sunderland
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
12 5 2 Played P 1 4 10
2 1 0 Won W 0 1 7
5 2 0 Drew D 1 1 1
5 2 2 Lost L 0 2 2
11 5 1 Scored S 2 4 18
17 9 6 Conceded C 2 8 11
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
92% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 75% 70%
25% 40% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 75% 70%
8% 20% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 100% 50% 40%
8% 20% 50% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 10%
67% 80% 50% BTTS BTTS 100% 50% 50%
8% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 30%
25% 20% 50% Failed to Score F T 0% 50% 20%
 
4.1 3.2 3.5 Corners for (avg) C F 4 6.5 5.7
6.2 5.6 8 Corners against (avg) C A 7 6.2 5.1
2.4 1.8 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1 2 1.8
3 1 1 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
9.3 10 8.5 Shots (avg) S ( 16 14 15
3.5 4 4.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 6 5.5 5.4
26% 25% 11% Goal Efficiency G E 33% 18% 33%
Key stats in League One this season:
  • All of Gillingham's home-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Gillingham have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their home matches.
  • Gillingham have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Gillingham have won significantly less corners at home than away.
  • Gillingham haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Sunderland have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their away matches.
  • Sunderland have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Sunderland 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 Plymouth Argyle 12 6 5 1 19 11 7 4 3 0 11 5 5 2 2 1 8 6 8 23
2 Wycombe Wanderers 11 7 2 2 18 12 5 5 0 0 11 5 6 2 2 2 7 7 6 23
3 Wigan Athletic 10 7 1 2 17 7 6 4 1 1 8 4 4 3 0 1 9 3 10 22
4 Sunderland 10 7 1 2 18 11 6 6 0 0 14 3 4 1 1 2 4 8 7 22
5 Rotherham United 11 6 2 3 16 9 6 3 1 2 10 7 5 3 1 1 6 2 7 20
6 Milton Keynes Dons 11 5 4 2 21 15 6 4 1 1 10 6 5 1 3 1 11 9 6 19
7 Oxford United 11 5 3 3 17 12 6 4 2 0 12 4 5 1 1 3 5 8 5 18
8 Bolton Wanderers 12 5 3 4 20 16 5 2 2 1 7 7 7 3 1 3 13 9 4 18
9 Sheffield Wednesday 11 5 3 3 11 9 5 3 1 1 6 3 6 2 2 2 5 6 2 18
10 Burton Albion 12 4 4 4 11 14 6 3 2 1 8 6 6 1 2 3 3 8 -3 16
11 Accrington Stanley 11 5 1 5 14 20 5 4 0 1 7 6 6 1 1 4 7 14 -6 16
12 Portsmouth 11 4 3 4 14 10 5 3 1 1 10 4 6 1 2 3 4 6 4 15
13 Morecambe 11 4 2 5 20 18 6 3 1 2 11 8 5 1 1 3 9 10 2 14
14 Ipswich Town 11 3 4 4 21 19 7 2 4 1 17 13 4 1 0 3 4 6 2 13
15 AFC Wimbledon 11 3 4 4 17 19 5 1 3 1 8 7 6 2 1 3 9 12 -2 13
16 Cambridge United 10 3 4 3 14 16 6 2 2 2 8 10 4 1 2 1 6 6 -2 13
17 Lincoln City 11 3 3 5 14 15 5 1 2 2 5 6 6 2 1 3 9 9 -1 12
18 Cheltenham Town 11 3 3 5 11 20 5 2 1 2 5 7 6 1 2 3 6 13 -9 12
19 Gillingham 12 2 5 5 11 17 5 1 2 2 5 9 7 1 3 3 6 8 -6 11
20 Fleetwood Town 10 2 4 4 17 18 4 1 1 2 6 7 6 1 3 2 11 11 -1 10
21 Charlton Athletic 11 2 3 6 12 18 6 1 2 3 6 10 5 1 1 3 6 8 -6 9
22 Crewe Alexandra 11 1 5 5 9 15 5 1 2 2 6 7 6 0 3 3 3 8 -6 8
23 Shrewsbury Town 12 2 2 8 9 18 6 2 1 3 6 9 6 0 1 5 3 9 -9 8
24 Doncaster Rovers 10 2 1 7 6 18 4 2 1 1 4 3 6 0 0 6 2 15 -12 7

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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.