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History of the Forest Green Rovers v Mansfield Town fixture

Mansfield Town face a trip to Forest Green Rovers at The Lawn on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The two previous games have resulted in one drawn game and one defeat for the Stags.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a F.A. Cup match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Tue 17 NovMansfield Town1 - 2Forest GreenFAC
2009/2010Sat 07 NovForest Green1 - 1Mansfield TownFAC
2009/2010Sat 03 OctMansfield Town1 - 0Forest GreenCONF
2008/2009Sat 14 MarMansfield Town3 - 0Forest GreenCONF
2008/2009Sat 22 NovForest Green1 - 0Mansfield TownCONF

Recent respective form guides

Forest Green Rovers 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, 6 to 4.

Mansfield Town have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Stags's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Forest Green are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 26 points from 28 matches. Mansfield Town's total of 47 points from their 27 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
Forest Green631211910
Mansfield Town6213687

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Stags has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Forest Green. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Forest Green Won 3 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Mansfield Town Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.