Gillingham vs Shrewsbury Match Analysis and Prediction

The English League One football action gets underway this weekend in its matchday 42. Among the matches scheduled to be played is a fixture between Gillingham against Shrewsbury. The match will take place on Saturday 13th April 2019 at Gillingham’s Priestfield Stadium. The match will kick off at 15:00GMT.

After last week’s 0-2 defeat by Peterboro, Gillingham is looking forward to turning that misfortune and entertains their home fans as they host Shrewsbury. Gillingham is currently at position 13 of the League one table standings. They look forward to maintaining this position or move upwards but nothing short of the same.

Shrewsbury managed to hold Scunthorpe to a 1-1 draw in their last League match. A week before, they had beaten the relegation bound, Southend 0-2 thus adding them more misery. They travel knowing very well that their first leg meeting ended in a 2-2 draw.

The two sides are equally matched, at numbers 13 and 14 respectively, it can be seen these are two teams which seem to be operating on the same level. The fixture will however be very competitive. As of their previous records, most of their matches have ended in draws. This fixture does not seem different. We see that there is great value in placing our money for the match to end in a draw.

Gillingham vs Shrewsbury Head to Head

So far, they two sides Gillingham and Shrewsbury have played 16 matches between them. Gillingham has outwitted Shrewsbury in just 3 matches while succumbing to Shrewsbury’s tactics 6 times. 7 of their meetings ended in a draw. A look into the two sides, 8 most recent meetings, here is how each of the teams performed:

  • Shrewsbury 2-2 Gillingham
  • Shrewsbury 1-1 Gillingham
  • Gillingham 1-2 Shrewsbury
  • Gillingham 1-1 Shrewsbury
  • Shrewsbury 2-3 Gillingham
  • Gillingham 2-3 Shrewsbury
  • Shrewsbury 2-2 Gillingham
  • Gillingham 1-1 Shrewsbury

Team News

The Gillingham midfield duo; Regan Charles-Cook and Mark Bryne will be probably out for the Saturday fixture after picking slight injuries in last week’s meeting against Peterborough. Callum Reilly is also another player whose services will be missed due to an injury.

Shrewsbury seem to be operating with full squad. They have little to worry about as their tam does not have any threatening injuries.

Prediction and Odds

You can get the latest odds here.

At the middle of the table, both teams have nothing much to play for. However they seem to be equally matched. In their last six home matches, Gillingham has won 2. On the other hand, Shrewsbury has won only 2 of their last 6 away fixtures. Piecing all this together, here are our best bets for the outcome of the fixture:

  • Match to end in a draw
  • Both teams to score
  • Under 2.5 goals on fulltime
(Visited 58 times, 1 visits today)

Other Crucial Games

We will be happy to hear your thoughts

Leave a reply