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History of the Altrincham v Mansfield Town fixture

Mansfield Town face a trip to Altrincham at Moss Lane on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The Stags lost the only previous game played between the two.

The only previous meeting between Altrincham and Mansfield Town at was just last season, in September 2008, the Robins 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:
2008/2009Tue 21 AprMansfield Town2 - 0AltrinchamCONF
2008/2009Tue 23 SepAltrincham1 - 0Mansfield TownCONF

Recent respective form guides

Altrincham have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.

Mansfield Town have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Stags have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Altrincham find themselves in a respectable 8th position, courtesy of the 24 points they have accumulated from 15 games. Mansfield Town's total of 26 points from their 15 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Blue Square (Conference) Premier.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

With Mansfield Town only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Moss Lane will be a good result. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Altrincham Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
Mansfield Town Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.