FM Preview: Mansfield Town v Ebbsfleet United 08 Dec 2012

Footymad preview History of the Mansfield Town v Ebbsfleet United fixture

Mansfield Town prepare to entertain Ebbsfleet United at Field Mill on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. All the previous meetings between the two have been won by the Stags.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Field Mill was less than a year ago, in March 2012, the Stags carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 08 Sep Ebbsfleet Utd. 3 - 1 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 31 Mar Mansfield Town 1-0 Ebbsfleet Utd. (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 28 Jan Ebbsfleet Utd. 0 - 3 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier
2009/2010 Sat 28 Nov Ebbsfleet Utd. 2 - 1 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier
2009/2010 Sat 22 Aug Mansfield Town 3 - 0 Ebbsfleet Utd. (Conference) Premier
2008/2009 Tue 07 Apr Mansfield Town 2 - 0 Ebbsfleet Utd. (Conference) Premier
2008/2009 Sat 09 Aug Ebbsfleet Utd. 2 - 2 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

Mansfield Town haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 5 to 3.

The Fleet have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Mansfield Town's 29 points from 19 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

Ebbsfleet United are stuck down in the relegation zone of Blue Square (Conference) Premier with a return of just 22 points from their 21 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Mansfield Town 6 2 4 0 11 7 10
Ebbsfleet United 6 2 2 2 12 14 8

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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 Ebbsfleet United. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Mansfield Town Unbeaten in the last 10 home games.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
Ebbsfleet United No win in the 2 most recent games.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here