FM Preview: Mansfield Town v Forest Green Rovers 13 Oct 2012

Footymad preview History of the Mansfield Town v Forest Green Rovers fixture

Mansfield Town prepare to entertain Forest Green Rovers at Field Mill on Saturday afternoon, aiming to maintain a near-perfect record against their opponents. The Stags have claimed victory from 4 of the previous 5 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Field Mill was less than a year ago, in January 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
2011/2012 Sat 07 Jan Mansfield Town 1-0 Forest Green (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 01 Oct Forest Green 1 - 1 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sat 13 Nov Forest Green 2 - 1 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sat 14 Aug Mansfield Town 3 - 1 Forest Green (Conference) Premier
2009/2010 Sat 30 Jan Forest Green 1 - 4 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier
2009/2010 Tue 17 Nov Mansfield Town 1 - 2 Forest Green F.A. Cup
2009/2010 Sat 07 Nov Forest Green 1 - 1 Mansfield Town F.A. Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Mansfield Town are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, The Stags have scored 9 and conceded 2 during this period.

The Rovers 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. The Rovers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

Mansfield Town see themselves just below half way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, showing a record of 18 points from their 13 games played so far,

Forest Green Rovers are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 27 points from 14 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Mansfield Town 6 1 3 2 7 10 6
Forest Green Rovers 6 3 1 2 10 7 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Mansfield Town are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of Forest Green Rovers will prove too much for the homesters. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Mansfield Town Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Forest Green Rovers 6 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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