FM Preview: Newport County v Mansfield Town 12 Feb 2013

Footymad preview History of the Newport County v Mansfield Town fixture

Mansfield Town face a trip to Newport County at Newport Stadium on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Stags will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Newport Stadium was less than a year ago, in February 2012, the Exiles 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 11 Aug Mansfield Town 3 - 4 Newport Co. (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 18 Feb Newport Co. 1-0 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 10 Sep Mansfield Town 5 - 0 Newport Co. (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sat 12 Feb Mansfield Town 3 - 3 Newport Co. (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sat 15 Jan Mansfield Town 4 - 2 Newport Co. Trophy
2010/2011 Sat 18 Sep Newport Co. 1 - 0 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier
1986/1987 Tue 17 Mar Newport Co. 0 - 3 Mansfield Town Third Division

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Recent respective form guides

Newport County are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Exiles's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 13.

The away form of Mansfield Town however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Those games have seen the Stags pummel 15 goals, and let in 7.

Newport County's total of 50 points from their 28 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Blue Square (Conference) Premier.

Mansfield Town lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 47 from their 27 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Newport County 6 2 2 2 9 13 8
Mansfield Town 6 4 0 2 19 7 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Mansfield Town are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Newport County. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Newport County Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Mansfield Town 3 successive away victories.
4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 11 outings ago.

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