FM Preview: Mansfield Town v Cambridge United 16 Feb 2013

Footymad preview History of the Mansfield Town v Cambridge United fixture

Mansfield Town prepare to entertain Cambridge United at Field Mill on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Stags are clearly on top, having won 9 and lost only 2 of the 15 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Field Mill was just last season, in November 2011, with Cambridge United inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Stags in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 06 Oct Cambridge U. 4 - 1 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Tue 06 Mar Cambridge U. 1 - 2 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 05 Nov Mansfield Town 1-2 Cambridge U. (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Tue 28 Dec Cambridge U. 1 - 5 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sat 28 Aug Mansfield Town 1 - 0 Cambridge U. (Conference) Premier
2009/2010 Mon 05 Apr Cambridge U. 3 - 2 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier
2009/2010 Mon 28 Dec Mansfield Town 2 - 1 Cambridge U. (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. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 17 goals for the Stags, with 8 goals against.

The away form of Cambridge United however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the U's, and 8 goals against.

Mansfield Town lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 47 points from their 28 games so far.

Cambridge United's 42 points from 31 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Mansfield Town 6 4 0 2 18 7 12
Cambridge United 6 2 1 3 9 11 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

None of the two sides are showing much worthwhile form at present, so the Madmen can look no further than a single point for the Stags. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Mansfield Town 8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 11 .
Cambridge United An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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