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History of the Accrington Stanley v Mansfield Town fixture

Mansfield Town face a trip to Accrington Stanley at Fraser Eagle Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 23 games played, Stags have recorded 6 wins, and Accrington S. have come away with 11 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2007, as the The Reds edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Tue 16 JanAccrington S.3 - 2Mansfield TownLGE2
2006/2007Sat 11 NovMansfield Town1 - 0Accrington S.FAC
2006/2007Sat 23 SepMansfield Town2 - 2Accrington S.LGE2
1960/1961Sat 25 MarAccrington S.1 - 4Mansfield TownLGE2
1960/1961Wed 22 MarMansfield Town0 - 0Accrington S.LGE2
1960/1961Wed 30 NovAccrington S.3 - 0Mansfield TownFAC
1959/1960Sat 02 AprMansfield Town4 - 1Accrington S.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Accrington Stanley's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While The Reds have scored 9, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Mansfield Town is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Stags have hit 5 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Accrington S. find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 6 points from their 6 matches. Mansfield Town are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 4 points from 6 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Accrington S.61056133
Mansfield Town61058143

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Reds, as the Stags have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Accrington S.11 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 18 .
Mansfield TownLost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 9 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.