Mansfield Town prepare to entertain Eastbourne Borough at Field Mill on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Stags won the only previous game contested between the two.
The only previous meeting between Mansfield Town and Eastbourne B. at was just last season, in September 2008, with Mansfield Town running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a (Conference) Premier match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 17 Oct||Eastbourne B.||1 - 2||Mansfield Town||CONF|
|2008/2009||Sat 31 Jan||Eastbourne B.||1 - 2||Mansfield Town||CONF|
|2008/2009||Sat 06 Sep||Mansfield Town||3-1||Eastbourne B.||CONF|
Recent respective form guides
Mansfield Town have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 8.
The away form of Eastbourne B. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. have conceded 12 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Mansfield Town's total of 36 points from their 19 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Blue Square (Conference) Premier. Eastbourne B. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 17 points from 19 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Though Mansfield Town are not exactly setting the world alight at Field Mill in recent games, I can confidently predict that they will easily sweep aside the opposition put before them. Home Win
|Mansfield Town||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
|Eastbourne B.||Not won in previous 5 away matches.|
No win in the 7 most recent games.