Reading prepare to entertain Gillingham at Madejski Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Royals are clearly on top, winning 57.14% of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Madejski Stadium was less than a year ago, in October 2003, the Royals carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 21 Feb||Gillingham||0 - 1||Reading||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Tue 14 Oct||Reading||2-1||Gillingham||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Mon 10 Feb||Reading||2 - 1||Gillingham||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 09 Nov||Gillingham||0 - 1||Reading||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Fri 07 Apr||Reading||2 - 2||Gillingham||LGE1|
|1999/2000||Mon 03 Jan||Gillingham||2 - 2||Reading||LGE1|
|1998/1999||Thu 01 Apr||Gillingham||2 - 1||Reading||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Reading are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Royals in those games, with 4 conceded.
Gillingham have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The The Gills's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Reading's total of 15 points from their 8 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Gillingham find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 10 points from their 8 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its good news for Reading fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Royals. Home win
|Reading||Won 5 successive home games.|
6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 12 .
|Gillingham||No win in the 2 most recent games.|