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Tranmere Rovers will be hosting visitors Gillingham at Prenton Park in this League Two tie on Saturday.
View all of the Tranmere Rovers v Gillingham predictions, poll and stats below (plus the best game odds).
Tranmere Rovers will play in this fixture after a 1-1 League Two tied result vs Sutton United.
Ben Goodliffe (17' Own goal) and Louis John (88') scored for Sutton United.
Over their past 6 games, Nigel Adkins's Tranmere Rovers have hit the back of the net a combined total of 5 times, with that being an average number of goals per match of 0.83.
Gillingham will come into the game following on from a 3-1 League Two win against Salford City in their last game.
For Gillingham, the goalscorers were Connor Mahoney (22'), Tom Nichols (54') and Dom Jefferies (62'). Matt Smith (37') scored for Salford City.
The stats don’t lie, and Gillingham have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing opposing sides hit 8 goals in total. In defence, Gillingham have not been doing too well.
Heading into this fixture, Gillingham have not beaten Tranmere Rovers when they've played them away from home in the last 2 league matches.
Head to head
A review of their most recent head to head meetings dating back to 09/02/2010 tells us that Tranmere Rovers have won 2 of these and Gillingham 3, with the tally of draws being 1.
A combined total of 15 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 7 for Super White Army and 8 created by The Gills. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.5.
The last league encounter featuring the two was League Two match day 36 on 11/03/2023 and the score finished Gillingham 2-0 Tranmere Rovers.
The match was refereed by Andy Woolmer.
Team News: Tranmere Rovers
The Tranmere Rovers manager Nigel Adkins doesn’t have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this clash owing to a fully injury-free squad to pick from.
Team News: Gillingham
With a completely injury-free group available for selection, the Gillingham manager Stephen Clemence has no fitness concerns to report before this game.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Gillingham and Tranmere Rovers could end up without much reward for their efforts here.
At this stage, it appears to have the makings of a possible draw. We’re therefore tipping a tight encounter, finishing with a 0-0 score when the full-time whistle blows.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Prenton Park (16,587)
Captain: Connor Jennings
Chairman: Mark Palios
Manager: Nigel Adkins
Competitions: League Two position 22, EFL Trophy (Group D - North)
🔑 Key Player: Connor Jennings
Usually played in the Striker position, Connor Jennings was born in England. Having played his first senior match for Scunthorpe United in the 2011 - 2012 season, the talented Forward has contributed 4 league goals in this League Two 2023 - 2024 campaign so far in 18 appearances.