FM Preview: Mansfield Town v Barrow 09 Feb 2013

Footymad preview History of the Mansfield Town v Barrow fixture

Mansfield Town prepare to entertain Barrow at Field Mill on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Stags are clearly on top, winning 57.69% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Field Mill was less than a year ago, in March 2012, with Mansfield Town annihilating their visitors 7-0 in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 17 Mar Mansfield Town 7-0 Barrow (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 17 Sep Barrow 2 - 3 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Tue 12 Apr Mansfield Town 1 - 1 Barrow (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sat 19 Feb Barrow 2 - 2 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier
2009/2010 Tue 29 Sep Barrow 3 - 1 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier
2009/2010 Tue 18 Aug Mansfield Town 4 - 1 Barrow (Conference) Premier
2008/2009 Sat 11 Apr Mansfield Town 2 - 2 Barrow (Conference) Premier

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

Recent respective form guides

Mansfield Town have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Stags in those games, with 8 conceded.

Barrow have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While the Bluebirds have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Mansfield Town lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 44 points from their 26 games so far.

Barrow are stuck down in the relegation zone of Blue Square (Conference) Premier with a return of just 29 points from their 27 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Mansfield Town 6 4 0 2 14 6 12
Barrow 6 3 0 3 7 12 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but we think that Stags's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Barrow. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Mansfield Town 7 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Barrow 9 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.

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