FM Preview: Mansfield Town v Altrincham 03 Jan 2011

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History of the Mansfield Town v Altrincham fixture

Mansfield Town prepare to entertain Altrincham at Field Mill on Monday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. Of the two previous meetings, the Stags have won one and drawn one.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Field Mill was less than a year ago, in March 2010, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a (Conference) Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Mon 30 AugAltrincham0 - 4Mansfield TownCONF
2009/2010Tue 23 MarMansfield Town1-1AltrinchamCONF
2009/2010Sat 10 OctAltrincham1 - 2Mansfield TownCONF
2008/2009Tue 21 AprMansfield Town2 - 0AltrinchamCONF
2008/2009Tue 23 SepAltrincham1 - 0Mansfield TownCONF

Recent respective form guides

Mansfield Town have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Stags's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 13.

Altrincham have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Robins have hit 6 goals, 19 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Mansfield Town find themselves in a respectable 8th position, courtesy of the 34 points they have accumulated from 23 games. Altrincham find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 22 games have yielded only 15 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Mansfield Town6312141310

FootyMad's prediction ...

The current home form displayed by Mansfield Town is obviously none too clever, but, with the current standing of Altrincham, I firmly believe this match can only produce a victory for the Stags. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Mansfield Town 4 games since last home draw.
Altrincham Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 6 most recent games.