Mansfield Town face a trip to Rushden & Diamonds at Nene Park at tea-time on Saturday,
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2009, the Diamonds carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a (Conference) Premier match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Tue 13 Apr||Mansfield Town||3 - 2||Rushden & D.||CONF|
|2009/2010||Sat 19 Sep||Rushden & D.||1 - 0||Mansfield Town||CONF|
|2008/2009||Sat 28 Feb||Rushden & D.||0 - 1||Mansfield Town||CONF|
|2008/2009||Tue 27 Jan||Mansfield Town||0 - 0||Rushden & D.||CONF|
|2005/2006||Sat 10 Dec||Rushden & D.||1 - 2||Mansfield Town||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Tue 09 Aug||Mansfield Town||0 - 1||Rushden & D.||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Sat 26 Feb||Rushden & D.||0 - 0||Mansfield Town||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Rushden & Diamonds are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Diamonds in those games, with 4 conceded.
The Stags 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 games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Stags, and 7 goals against.
Rushden & D.'s 21 points from 14 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Mansfield Town lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 23 from their 14 games so far.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|Rushden & D.||6||3||2||1||10||6||11|
FootyMad's prediction ...
A creditable return from recent away games for Stags could well see them head back from Nene Park with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw
|Rushden & D.||7 games since last home draw.|
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Mansfield Town||Not won in previous 3 away matches.|
No win in the 3 most recent games.