FM Preview: Luton Town v Mansfield Town 23 Feb 2013

Footymad preview History of the Luton Town v Mansfield Town fixture

Mansfield Town face a trip to Luton Town at Kenilworth Road on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 13 games played, Stags have recorded 2 wins, and Luton Town have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Kenilworth Road was just last season, in January 2012, when they played out a goalless draw in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sun 18 Nov Mansfield Town 2 - 2 Luton Town (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Wed 25 Jan Luton Town 0-0 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Tue 23 Aug Mansfield Town 1 - 1 Luton Town (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sat 16 Apr Mansfield Town 0 - 0 Luton Town (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sat 19 Mar Luton Town 1 - 1 Mansfield Town Trophy
2010/2011 Sun 13 Mar Mansfield Town 1 - 0 Luton Town Trophy
2010/2011 Tue 28 Sep Luton Town 2 - 0 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier

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

Recent respective form guides

Luton Town have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Hatters, with 6 goals against.

Mansfield Town's away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Stags, and 8 goals against.

Luton Town find themselves in a respectable 8th position, courtesy of the 45 points they have accumulated from 29 games.

Mansfield Town lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 53 from their 30 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Luton Town 6 0 2 4 2 10 2
Mansfield Town 6 5 0 1 19 5 15

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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 Luton Town. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Luton Town Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Mansfield Town 6 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 14 outings ago.

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