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Doncaster and Gillingham go head-to-head for three points in League One on Saturday. Two of the division’s bottom three face off at the Eco-Power Stadium. Read our free predictions and find the latest odds for the fixture below in our detailed match preview.
Doncaster vs Gillingham – Free Betting Tips & Predictions
Two of League One’s prime relegation candidates meet on Saturday when Doncaster entertain Gillingham. Read our top three predictions for this weekend’s fixture below.
- Double Chance – Draw or Gillingham @ 8/15 (1.53)
- Total Goals – Under 2.5 Goals @ 4/5 (1.8)
- Half Time Result – Draw @ 11/10 (2.1)
These odds from Ladbrokes were correct at the time of writing.
Gillingham Double Chance
Saturday’s relegation six-pointer between Doncaster and Gillingham promises to be a keenly fought encounter, though we’re tipping the Gills to eventually leave the Eco-Power Stadium with something. No team has lost more games at home than second-from bottom Donny this term (ten), and having been toppled in seven of their last eight assignments on their own patch, Doncaster could be worth opposing again.
Under 2.5 Goals
With relegation fears abound and nerves certain to be jangling, margins could well be slim when Doncaster and Gillingham lock horns this weekend. Just a single goal was scored when the teams last faced off in October, while both attacks rank among the three least prolific in League One this season. With reliable goal-scorers in short supply, we recommend backing under 2.5 goals to hit the net in South Yorkshire.
Half Time Result: Draw
Saturday’s clash between two of League One’s bottom three clubs is expected to be fraught with nerves as both clubs try to avoid making the mistakes that could lead to defeat, and we anticipate a cagey first half at the Eco-Power Stadium. When Doncaster and Gillingham last met before Christmas, the game’s defining moment didn’t arrive until the 79th minute after the sides went in level at the break. With so much riding in the result, backing the teams to go in at level pegging at half time appeals again at the prices on offer.
Doncaster vs Gillingham Match Preview: Crucial fixture in basement battle
John Bostock, Ethan Galbraith, Charlie Seaman, John Taylor, Cameron John and Ben Close are among a lengthy list of injury absentees for Doncaster, while captain Tom Anderson – who missed the club’s 4-0 loss at Cheltenham last time out through illness – could be out again. Adam Clayton was sent off in the same game and will be absent through suspension as a result.
Danny Lloyd, Dan Adshead and Alex MacDonald could all be sidelined again this weekend for Gillingham. Neil Harris’s charges were beaten 3-0 at home by Bolton in their last test, though they had lost two of their last seven fixture before that. The Gills took four points from their last two away games, at relegation rivals Lincoln (2-0) and Morecambe (1-1).
Top Betting Odds and Stats for Doncaster vs Gillingham
Check out our list of the top stats for Saturday’s game below alongside a tool to help you pick the best odds.
Doncaster vs Gillingham Coverage and Frequently Asked Questions
Who won the last meeting between these clubs?
Gillingham beat Doncaster 1-0 when the teams last met on October 19th.
What time does this fixture kick off?
The game is scheduled to start at 16:00 CET (GMT +1).
Which club is favourite to win on Saturday?
The bookmakers have priced Doncaster as slight favourites to win Saturday’s fixture against Gillingham.