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Barrow vs Gillingham prediction, free betting tips & odds

Date: Saturday, 9th December 2023
Kick-Off: 15:00 UK
Venue: The Dunes Hotel Stadium

Barrow will host Gillingham on Saturday, 9th December 2023 for a League Two clash. Read our Barrow vs Gillingham fixture preview for details.

Barrow vs Gillingham – Free betting tips

Barrow are keen to keep going unbeaten in the division by extending their winning streak to 6 games. With that, they are likely to extend the unbeaten run to 11 matches. Will they do it against ambitious Gillingham who are keen to remain in the top 7? Here are the top free Barrow vs Gillingham predictions:

Match result prediction – Barrow to win

A winning streak of five games and now home support to bank on means Barrow will be hard to beat in front of home fans at Holker Street. They have won this matchup once and settled for a draw in another clash, noting that there have been only two meetings between these League Two sides. We are tipping a massive home win here. The bookies had Barrow a massive edge with odds of 1.95, which implies a 51% win probability.

Team to score prediction – Both teams to score

In the second Barrow vs Gillingham prediction, our tip is on the team to score. We expect this League Two duel to yield goals on both ends of the pitch.  In the two meetings that took place between Barrow and Gillingham, both teams scored. Barrow won their last five games this season while Gillingham could not score in two of their last five, one of which was a match on the road. Moreover, with both sides in the top 7 hence in the promotion race, this should be an interesting clash with goals likely to be scored on both sides.

Correct score prediction – 2-1 to Barrow

In another Barrow vs Gillingham prediction, we have settled on a 2-1 correct score in favour of the hosts. Barrow are 3rd overall while Gillingham occupy the 7th spot in League Two. The hosts have scored 11 in 9 home games, leaking five while Gillingham have rattled the net 7 times in 10 trips, leaking 15 times on the road. We think with such a worrying defensive on the road and both teams performing averagely in scoring goals, a 2-1 correct score is a good betting tip for the game.

Barrow vs Gillingham – What the fans think

With a flurry of activities expected ahead of the Barrow vs Gillingham clash, here are some opinions of fans on both sides ahead of the weekend.

Sold out hospitality tickets at Holker Street ahead of clash with Gillingham

Gillingham announces new club partners ahead of Barrow trip

 

How far will Gillingham fans travel

The distance between Barrow and Gillingham (Kent) is approximately 398 km, which is a long haul that comes with some fatigue. Gillingham's travelling fans started arriving a few days ago, with the club reporting that the hospitality suits are quickly getting filled up.

Most fans will travel by train and alight at the Burrow-in-Furness train station. You are advised to book your train early to take advantage of cheaper prices. However, you can choose the alternative of connecting train rides with flights to arrive faster.

Barrow vs Gillingham – Match tickets information

Ticketing for Barrow vs Gillingham is available online on the official Barrow website. The ticket prices vary depending on whether you will be in the terraces or in the seating areas. Notably, age is also a factor when acquiring tickets for this match.

Avoid buying Barrow vs Gillingham tickets on platforms that sell them exorbitantly by purchasing yours early.

 

Barrow Stadium - Holker Street

FAQs – Barrow vs Gillingham

  • What is the form of these teams ahead of this League Two clash? Barrow recorded WWWWW in their last five outings while Gillingham had WLWLL in as many outings in the division.
  • Which side has the most wins in this matchup? Barrow enjoys superiority in the H2H stats.
  • Who is the current Barrow head coach?  Peter Wild is the hosting coach ahead of this clash with Gillingham.
  • Who is the Gillingham head coach? Stephen Clemence is the visiting coach.

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