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The League Two meeting at MEMS Priestfield Stadium on Saturday sees home side Gillingham ready themselves for the visit of Morecambe.
Our Gillingham v Morecambe predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below (inc. the best betting odds).
Gillingham are hoping to win again following the 1-0 League Two triumph over Harrogate Town.
The only scorer from Gillingham was Shaun Williams (95').
Neil Harris's Gillingham have netted 6 times over their prior six outings. The tally of goals that they have conceded in those same games amounts to 9.
Coming into this contest, Gillingham haven't been beaten in the league by Morecambe in their last 5 games.
Morecambe will go into this encounter after a 1-0 League Two win with the eclipse of Salford City in their last fixture.
The only name on the scoresheet from Morecambe was Michael Mellon (25').
The trend of at least one team drawing a blank in games featuring Morecambe has been noticeable in recent matches. Examining their last 6 meetings reveals that it’s occurred 5 times. During those clashes, their opponents have hit a goal aggregate of 6 and Morecambe have scored 5. That sort of trend isn’t assured to be carried forward into this match, though.
Head to head
An examination of their past head to head clashes going back to 29/10/2011 shows that Gillingham have won 3 of these games & Morecambe 1, with the number of draws standing at 2.
A combined total of 15 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 9 from The Gills and 6 being from The Shrimps. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.5.
Team News: Gillingham
The Gillingham manager Neil Harris does not have any fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this clash thanks to a fully injury-free group available for selection.
Team News: Morecambe
Due to a completely injury-free squad available for selection, the Morecambe boss Derek Adams does not have any fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this match.
In our view, Morecambe will have their work cut out to be putting a goal past this Gillingham outfit who should just have the edge.
With that in mind, we reckon that it will be a very even match with a 1-0 victory for Gillingham when the referee blows for full-time.
It should be a good one.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: MEMS Priestfield Stadium (11,582)
Captain: Shaun Williams
Chairman: Brad Galinson
Manager: Neil Harris
Competitions: League Two position 1, EFL Trophy (Group E - South)
⭐ Star Player: Ashley Nadesan
Regularly taking to the field in the Striker position, Ashley Nadesan was born in England. After having made a senior debut playing for Fleetwood Town in the 2017 - 2018 season, the goalscoring Forward has netted 2 league goals in the League Two 2023 - 2024 season so far in 7 appearances.