FM Preview: Mansfield Town v Wrexham 29 Jan 2011

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History of the Mansfield Town v Wrexham fixture

Mansfield Town prepare to entertain Wrexham at Field Mill on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Stags are clearly on top, having won 22 and lost only 8 of the 40 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Field Mill was less than a year ago, in April 2010, with Wrexham inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Stags in a (Conference) Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 27 NovWrexham1 - 1Mansfield TownCONF
2009/2010Sat 03 AprMansfield Town0-1WrexhamCONF
2009/2010Tue 02 FebWrexham2 - 1Mansfield TownCONF
2008/2009Sat 04 AprWrexham2 - 0Mansfield TownCONF
2008/2009Sat 13 DecWrexham2 - 1Mansfield TownFAT
2008/2009Sat 18 OctMansfield Town1 - 2WrexhamCONF
2007/2008Tue 01 AprMansfield Town2 - 1WrexhamLGE2

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 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Wrexham have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Dragons's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 4 against.

Mansfield Town lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 41 points from their 28 games so far. Wrexham's total of 46 points from their 26 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Blue Square (Conference) Premier.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Mansfield Town631210910
Wrexham64118213

FootyMad's prediction ...

Mansfield Town are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Mansfield Town 8 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Wrexham 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.