Gillingham vs Ipswich England – League One Date: Sunday, 26 December 2021 Kick-off at 15:00 UK / 16:00 CET Venue: Priestfield Stadium (Gillingham).
Gills are at the relegation spot after getting hammered in 5 consecutive league games. With 12 points apart, the visitors are far above them on the standing, hope for an away victory as they take a road trip to Priestfield Stadium this Sunday. With much dire need of a win, the hosts are set to take on the visitors at their home ground thinking of a way to escape the relegation zone.
Gillingham vs Ipswich Head-to-head
Past 7 h2h games saw Ipswich with 5 wins while Gillingham won once and settling for a draw on another occasion as well.
Those meetings witnessed 14 goals in total, averaging out to 2 goals per game.
Their latest meeting was at the EFL Trophy which saw Ipswich won by 2-0.
Their latest league meeting was held at March which ended in a 3-1 win for Gillingham.
Gillingham vs Ipswich Prediction
The Gills is at the 22nd spot on the standing with 17 points from 22 games. They won only thrice in the league while drawing on 8 and losing on 11 other occasions. They have scored 18 in total while conceding a sum of 34 which showcases a serious improvement in defense is needed.
Gillingham have been scored against in 6 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 13 goals past their defense. They are at a downfall in the league with 5 back to back losses, with the latest being against Fleetwood by 1-2.
The Blues reside at the 11th position on the table with 29 points. Of the 23 matches played, they won on 7 games while the number of draws and losses stand 8 each. Their total goals to conceding ratio stands at 38:34 so far in the league.
Ipswich Town has been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, conceding 9 goals in all, which exhibits their poor defensive tactics in the league. After a 2-0 loss to Charlton they drew 2 League One games against Wigan and Sunderland in the previous week.
Previous matches between the two has averaged 2 goals while BTTS has happened 14% of the time. The visitors have not won away from home in their past 3 league fixtures meanwhile the hosts are worst at home having not won 80% of the home matches this season, an away win is more likely to happen at Priestfield Stadium this Sunday.