FM Preview: Torquay United v Gillingham 22 Jan 2011

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History of the Torquay United v Gillingham fixture

Torquay Utd. play host to Gillingham at Plainmoor on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Gulls are clearly on top, winning 55.81% of the games played between the two.

The last time the two teams met at Torquay Utd. was back in September 2002, over five years ago, with Gillingham inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Gulls in a League Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 23 OctGillingham1 - 1Torquay Utd.LGE2
2002/2003Tue 10 SepTorquay Utd.0-1GillinghamLGEC
2000/2001Tue 05 SepTorquay Utd.3 - 2GillinghamLGEC
2000/2001Tue 22 AugGillingham2 - 0Torquay Utd.LGEC
1999/2000Tue 07 DecGillingham0 - 3Torquay Utd.ASSM
1998/1999Sat 23 JanTorquay Utd.0 - 1GillinghamASSM
1995/1996Tue 12 MarTorquay Utd.0 - 0GillinghamLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Torquay United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Gulls in those games, with 7 conceded.

Gillingham's away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the The Gills, and 7 goals against.

Torquay Utd.'s 32 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Gillingham lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower League Two, picking up 36 from their 24 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Torquay Utd.62139107

FootyMad's prediction ...

Torquay Utd. are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of Gillingham will prove too much for the homesters. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Torquay Utd. 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Gillingham 7 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 13 outings ago.