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History of the Mansfield Town v Forest Green Rovers fixture

Mansfield Town prepare to entertain Forest Green Rovers 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 Forest Green at was less than a year ago, in March 2009, with Mansfield Town running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a (Conference) Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 14 MarMansfield Town3-0Forest GreenCONF
2008/2009Sat 22 NovForest Green1 - 0Mansfield TownCONF

Recent respective form guides

Mansfield Town have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Stags, with 6 goals against.

In complete contrast to Mansfield Town, Forest Green are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Rovers have hit 5 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Mansfield Town's total of 23 points from their 14 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Blue Square (Conference) Premier. Forest Green are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 11 points from 14 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Mansfield Town62049126
Forest Green62406410

FootyMad's prediction ...

Mansfield Town may be coming up against a decent side in Forest Green, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Stags. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Mansfield Town 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Forest Green 7 games since last defeat.