Bristol Rovers vs Gillingham Match Preview and Prediction
On Tuesday evening (UK time), Gillingham will go to Memorial Stadium to lock horns with Bristol Rovers at 7:45pm in a League One match.
There is no official UK TV coverage for the fixture. Check Frog The Gambler's live score page for goal updates during the game.
Read on for the preview, match prediction and recommended bet.
The tip discussed in this match preview is a cautious one - the prices look too accurate to exploit with confidence. Read on for Frog's analysis.
Betting Odds for Bristol Rovers vs Gillingham
When we look at the Match Odds, Coral are best price 2.2 about Bristol Rovers, Bet365 offer 3.5 for the draw, Bet365 are offering 3.6 about Gillingham. These are the best prices in the FTG database.
Highlights in the Total Goals lines, the top price for Over 2.5 goals is 2.0 via Bet365. The most attractive price for Under 2.5 goals is 1.86 with the traders at Betfair Sportsbook.
Here are the odds for the BTTS market. If you like "Yes", it is available at 1.8 with Bet365; "No" is currently available at 2.05 at Betfair Sportsbook.
Head To Head
Bristol Rovers played Gillingham in March for a League One game. The winners were Bristol Rovers - with a margin of 0-1.
In ten years, the sides have played 12 times. Bristol Rovers have won in 3 of these match-ups. Gillingham have won 7 of these occasions. There have been 2 draws.
Over the course of these matches, there has been an average of 3.08 goals per fixture. Bristol Rovers score an average of 1.0; Gillingham score an average of 2.08.
The visiting side, at either ground, has won 58% of these encounters. The home side has prevailed in 25% of them.
Bristol Rovers have 11 points in League One. They are in 12th position.
Looking over the last year, they have played 64 matches. They have 24 wins; 18 draws; and 22 losses. This gives Bristol Rovers a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 37%-28%-34%.
Over this period, they have scored 1.3 times per match, on average, while conceding 1.08.
At home over this time, they have a win rate of 37% (12 wins) from their last 32 home fixtures. 21% (7) of these games at home have been a draw, with the remaining 40% (13) being a loss for the home side.
When at home in this time, their average number of goals scored is 1.34. They have conceded 1.19 on average.
They've scored in their last 3.
Gillingham have 9 points in The League One, which puts them in 14th position.
Looking at results for the last year, they have played 62 matches. They have 22 wins; 17 draws; and 23 losses. This gives Gillingham a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 35%-27%-37%.
In these matches, they have averaged 1.58 goals for, and 1.53 goals against.
On the road in the last 12 months, they have a win rate of 36% (11 wins) in their 30 away fixtures. 33% (10) of these away games have been a draw, with the remaining 30% (9) resulting in a loss when they are the away team.
While playing away from home over this recent year, their average number of goals scored is 1.8 and they have conceded 1.6 on average.
Their recent performance, across all formats, shows that they have scored a total of 17 goals in their last ten matches and this has led to their current win rate of 20%. The frequency of matches in which both Gillingham and their opposition have scored is 6 out of the ten. The frequency of matches with three match goals or more is 7 games in their last ten outings.
They have scored at least once in each of their last 4 matches.
Frog would be concerned about getting with the away side in this game due to the lack of value in the odds available for them.
Frog's betting tip for Bristol Rovers vs Gillingham
Coral offer 2.2 about Bristol Rovers in the match odds. Frog thinks this could be where any traces of value can be found. It is a pick that comes with a low confidence rating.