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Gillingham arrive at Pirelli Stadium on Saturday for the League One game with home team Burton Albion.
All Burton Albion v Gillingham game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below (inc. the best betting odds).
Burton Albion are hoping to win again after their last result, the 5-2 League One triumph vs Fleetwood Town.
For Burton Albion, the goalscorers were Lucas Akins (35'), Joe Powell (39'), Tom Hamer (73') and Kane Hemmings (85'). Sam Finley (62') and Jordan Rossiter (90') scored for Fleetwood Town.
It has been a rare occasion in recent times where Burton Albion haven’t conceded. It will be a concern for them that The Brewers have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, shipping 6 goals along the way. Regardless, it remains to be seen if that pattern will be maintained in this match.
Going into this contest, Burton Albion have not been beaten in the league by Gillingham in their last 3 games.
In their last fixture, Gillingham drew 2-2 in the League One tie with Northampton Town.
For Gillingham, the goalscorers were Vadaine Oliver (11') and Olly Lee (68'). Ryan Edmondson (79') and Fraser Horsfall (83') scored for Northampton Town.
Steve Evans's Gillingham have converted 7 times throughout their most recent six matches. The number of goals that they have conceded during those matches adds up to 9.
Ahead of this meeting, Gillingham remain undefeated by Burton Albion when they've played them away from home in the last 2 league games.
Head to head
A glance at their most recent head-to-head clashes stretching back to 30/04/2016 shows that Burton Albion have won 3 of these & Gillingham 2, with the tally of drawn games standing at 1.
In all, 16 goals were shared by the two clubs throughout the course of those matches, with 8 of them from The Brewers and 8 for The Gills. That’s an average goals per game of 2.67.
The last league encounter featuring the two was League One match day 23 on 09/01/2021 when the final score was Gillingham 0-1 Burton Albion.
The referee was Brett Huxtable.
Team News: Burton Albion
Burton Albion manager Jimmy Hasselbaink has zero fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this match with a completely injury-free group available to select from.
Team News: Gillingham
Thanks to a fully injury-free squad ready to go, Gillingham boss Steve Evans has zero fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this match.
When taking all factors into account, Gillingham and Burton Albion won’t have much between them here, and goals could be hard to come by.
Little in this one, and it’s almost too close to call. We’re therefore predicting a very close game with a 0-0 draw at the end of the match.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Pirelli Stadium (6,912)
Captain: John Brayford
Chairman: Ben Robinson
Manager: Jimmy Hasselbaink
Competitions: League One position 17
⭐ Star Man: Lucas Akins
Customarily taking up the Left Wing position, Lucas Akins was born in Huddersfield, England. Having made a first senior appearance for Huddersfield Town in the 2006 - 2007 season, the talented Forward has contributed 8 league goals in the League One 2020 - 2021 campaign to date coming from a total of 42 appearances.