FM Preview: Mansfield Town v Grimsby Town 08 Oct 2011

Footymad preview History of the Mansfield Town v Grimsby Town fixture

Mansfield Town prepare to entertain Grimsby Town at Field Mill on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Stags are clearly on top, having won 12 and lost only 4 of the 22 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Field Mill was less than a year ago, in April 2011, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Tue 19 Apr Mansfield Town 0-2 Grimsby Town (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sat 01 Jan Grimsby Town 7 - 2 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier
2007/2008 Sat 22 Mar Mansfield Town 1 - 2 Grimsby Town League Two
2007/2008 Sat 15 Dec Grimsby Town 1 - 0 Mansfield Town League Two
2006/2007 Sat 17 Feb Mansfield Town 1 - 2 Grimsby Town League Two
2006/2007 Tue 31 Oct Mansfield Town 3 - 0 Grimsby Town (Associate Members)
2006/2007 Fri 18 Aug Grimsby Town 1 - 1 Mansfield Town League Two

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Recent respective form guides

Mansfield Town have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Stags in those games, with 6 conceded.

Grimsby Town have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Mighty Mariners have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Mansfield Town find themselves in a respectable 8th position, courtesy of the 23 points they have accumulated from 13 games.

Grimsby Town see themselves just below half way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, showing a record of 17 points from their 13 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Mansfield Town 6 3 2 1 13 8 11
Grimsby Town 6 3 1 2 12 9 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Stags to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Mansfield Town Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Grimsby Town Not won in previous 2 away matches.

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