Doncaster Rovers vs Gillingham
England League One
Date: Saturday, 20 October 2018
Kick-Off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: Keepmoat Stadium (Doncaster).
Rovers finished 15th in the league last season and in the light of that poor show, appointed Grant McCann as manager this year.
The new man has done well placing his team 4rth in title contention. They have 7 wins and lost only thrice.
In the 13 caps they have John Marquis scored 8 times and Mallik Wilks have 3 goals. Marquis is second in the top scorers list.
With these performances the home team has netted 21 goals this season.
Donny won 3-2 in their previous league fixture away at Rochdale. Andy butler, Jermaine Anderson and Alistair Crawford scored for McCann’s team.
The Gills on the contrary had a poor start to the new season. They finished 17th last season and are 19th in the present season. Steve Lovell’s side lost 7 games and only won on 3 occasions.
A 2-0 loss to Southend at home was their last action in the league. Simon Cox scored a brace for the visitors.
Doncaster Rovers vs Gillingham: Head-to-head (h2h)
In 13 matches between these two 4 games each have been won by both.
Last match was held at Gillingham back in April this year. It was a 0-0 draw.
Hosts have won 6 of their last 10 games and lost 3 also. At home last 5 games were completed with the Rovers victorious 3 times and was defeated twice.
The Gills however have only 1 win in last 10 games. Seven games are lost till now.
They lost 3 of their last 5 away fixtures.
Doncaster Rovers vs Gillingham: Prediction
Home side are better in ranking and with their performance on the pitch. Away record of the visitors is not satisfactory enough. If it was they would not be one point above relegation zone.
Doncaster will possibly walk away with a win adding to their home record.
In 5 of their previous 6 matches at home, the score line recorded over 2.5 goals in total. Gillingham follows the same trend in the exact number of matches also.
Doncaster Rovers vs Gillingham: Betting Tips
Doncaster to win @ 1.70 (7/10).
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.83 (5/6).