Gillingham have won each of their last five England League 1 meetings with Shrewsbury; they’ve never previously won 14 league games in a row against the Shrewsbury.
Shrewsbury have won just two of their 18 England League 1 away games against Gillingham (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 10/04/2021.
None of the last 18 England League 1 meetings between Gillingham and Shrewsbury have finished level, with the Gillingham winning 41 to Shrewsbury four. Only Gillingham v Shrewsbury and Gillingham v Shrewsbury have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Gillingham have the best win rate in England League 1 derbies, with the Gillingham winning 59 of their 100 such games (88%). Meanwhile, only Shrewsbury (18%) have a lower such win rate than Shrewsbury (64% - 92%).
Gillingham haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Gillingham went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Shrewsbury are looking to win their opening two away England League 1 matches of a season for the 79 time 10/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away England League 1 games, after Gillingham in 10/04/2021.
Gillingham have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 44 England League 1 games, as many times as they had in their previous 29 matches in the competition.
Shrewsbury boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six England League 1 matches against Gillingham, since winning his very first such encounter with Gillingham in 10/04/2021 (1-0).
Gillingham has been involved in 25 of Gillingham’s 95 shots in the England League 1 so far this season (22 shots, 38 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 69 efforts last time out against Gillingham (52 shots, 99 chances created).
Shrewsbury has been involved in six goals in his 84 England League 1 games against Gillingham (72 goals, 29 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 16 vs Shrewsbury).