Mansfield Town prepare to entertain Newport County at Field Mill on Saturday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 7 wins out of 10 previous matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Field Mill was earlier this season, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-2 thriller, in a Trophy match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sat 15 Jan||Mansfield Town||4-2||Newport Co.||FAT|
|2010/2011||Sat 18 Sep||Newport Co.||1 - 0||Mansfield Town||CONF|
|1986/1987||Tue 17 Mar||Newport Co.||0 - 3||Mansfield Town||LGE1|
|1986/1987||Tue 25 Nov||Mansfield Town||1 - 0||Newport Co.||LGE1|
|1974/1975||Mon 31 Mar||Newport Co.||2 - 1||Mansfield Town||LGE2|
|1974/1975||Sat 28 Dec||Mansfield Town||3 - 0||Newport Co.||LGE2|
|1973/1974||Sun 24 Feb||Mansfield Town||2 - 1||Newport Co.||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Mansfield Town have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Stags's have scored 12 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 13.
Newport Co. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Exiles have hit 9 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Mansfield Town's 41 points from 29 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Newport Co. find themselves in a respectable 8th position, courtesy of the 43 points they have accumulated from 29 games.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that Stags's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Newport Co.. Home Win
|Mansfield Town||9 games since last home draw.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Newport Co.||Not won in previous 4 away matches.|
No win in the 7 most recent games.