Our prediction for this League 1 match:
After sharing the spoils with Lincoln City at Sincil Bank, Shrewsbury Town will be aiming to return to winning ways in the League One when they host Gillingham at their Montgomery Waters Meadow. The Shrews are eyeing their consecutive clean sheet in the English third tier and they are likely to rely on their solid defence in Tuesday’s football match. Shrewsbury Town aim to regain their spot in the top half of the standings, but a close encounter is on the cards at Montgomery Waters Meadow.
The Gills aim to bounce back from a 2-1 loss to Peterborough United, but they would be happy with one point from the midweek fixture as well. In three of their last five meetings in the League One the two teams shared the spoils and, taking everything into account, we believe that there is a big value in betting on draw.
Highlighted Player (Max O\\\'Leary):
Born in Bath, England on October 10, 1996, Max O’Leary is an English goalkeeper who plays for Shrewsbury Town on loan from Bristol City. The Shrews shoot-stopper is a product of Bristol City football academy, but he played for the likes of Kidderminster Harriers, Bath City and Solihol Moors on loan before he signed a loan deal with the Blues.
Max O’Leary made his debut with Shrewsbury Town in the League One on August 3, 2019 in a 1-0 win over Portsmouth at Montgomery Waters Meadow. O’Leary impressed on his debut, keeping a clean sheet in his first ever game in the English third tier.
Max O’Leary’s stronger foot is right and his loan deal with the Shrews expires on May 31, 2020. His most successful season was the 2017/2018 campaign as he managed to keep 10 clean sheets in 23 appearances in the National League.
Highlighted Team (Gillingham):
Founded back in 1893, Gillingham FC are an English club that compete in the League One. The Gills are well known for their blue shirts with black stripes, but they wear white shirts with a little yellow and blue, and yellow shirts when playing on the travels.
Priestfield Stadium is the club’s home ground, with the venue holding up to 11,582 spectators. Gillingham City have been playing at the stadium since the club’s foundation. Speaking of the club’s main rivals, over the years the Gills have built up a rivalry to Swindon Town. However, it has to be noted that Swindon fans do not consider Gillingham their biggest rivals.
Former goalkeeper Roy Hillyard is the Gillingham City player with the most appearances. The English shot-stopper played for Gillingham City from 1974 to 1991, making 655 appearances for the club. Brian Yeo is the team’s all-time top scorer, netting 149 goals in 387 appearances for the club from 1963 to 1975.