FM Preview: Barrow v Mansfield Town 19 Feb 2011

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History of the Barrow v Mansfield Town fixture

Mansfield Town face a trip to Barrow at Holker Street Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Stags will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 14 and win only 6 of the 26 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2009, with Barrow running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a (Conference) Premier match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Tue 29 SepBarrow3 - 1Mansfield TownCONF
2009/2010Tue 18 AugMansfield Town4 - 1BarrowCONF
2008/2009Sat 11 AprMansfield Town2 - 2BarrowCONF
2008/2009Sat 23 AugBarrow2 - 1Mansfield TownCONF
1969/1970Sat 13 DecMansfield Town4 - 2BarrowLGE1
1969/1970Sat 13 SepBarrow0 - 1Mansfield TownLGE1
1968/1969Sat 19 AprMansfield Town4 - 2BarrowLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Barrow's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Bluebirds's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Mansfield Town's away form is none too clever either, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Those games have seen the Stags pummel 17 goals, and let in 10.

Barrow are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 28 points from 29 matches. Mansfield Town's 42 points from 30 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Mansfield Town are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Barrow. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Barrow Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Mansfield Town Undefeated in last 3 away games.
4 games since last defeat.