Mansfield Town prepare to entertain Crawley Town at Field Mill on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Stags have drawn both of the previous games against their opponents, however.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Field Mill was just last season, in August 2009, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win 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:|
|2009/2010||Sat 14 Nov||Crawley Town||0 - 2||Mansfield Town||CONF|
|2009/2010||Sat 08 Aug||Mansfield Town||4-0||Crawley Town||CONF|
|2008/2009||Sat 17 Jan||Mansfield Town||1 - 0||Crawley Town||CONF|
|2008/2009||Sat 13 Sep||Crawley Town||2 - 1||Mansfield Town||CONF|
Recent respective form guides
Mansfield Town have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Stags in those games, with 7 conceded.
The Reds have had a decent run of form away from home recently, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Reds, and 6 goals against.
Mansfield Town lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 24 points from their 16 games so far. Crawley Town are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 33 points from 16 games.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Mansfield Town are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with Crawley Town running out comfortable winners. Away win
|Mansfield Town||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
|Crawley Town||Undefeated in last 4 away games.|