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History of the Ebbsfleet United v Mansfield Town fixture

Mansfield Town face a trip to Ebbsfleet United at Stonebridge Road on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The only previous meeting between the two sides yielded a draw.

The only previous meeting between Ebbsfleet Utd. and Mansfield Town at was just last season, in August 2008, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw 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:
2009/2010Sat 22 AugMansfield Town3 - 0Ebbsfleet Utd.CONF
2008/2009Tue 07 AprMansfield Town2 - 0Ebbsfleet Utd.CONF
2008/2009Sat 09 AugEbbsfleet Utd.2 - 2Mansfield TownCONF

Recent respective form guides

Ebbsfleet United need to improve on their recent home record of just 3 draws from the previous six. The Fleet have conceded a disappointing 6 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.

Mansfield Town's away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Stags's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.

Ebbsfleet Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Blue Square (Conference) Premier with a return of just 9 points from their 21 games thus far. Mansfield Town's total of 37 points from their 20 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Blue Square (Conference) Premier.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ebbsfleet Utd.60060120
Mansfield Town6231869

FootyMad's prediction ...

Mansfield Town are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Ebbsfleet Utd. Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 11 home matches.
Latest 6 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 14 most recent games.
Mansfield Town Undefeated in last 4 away games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.