FootyMAD's Lincoln City match preview

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History of the Lincoln City v Mansfield Town fixture

Mansfield Town face a trip to Lincoln City at Sincil Bank Stadium on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 31 games played, Stags have recorded 9 wins, and Lincoln City have come away with 14 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2007, with Mansfield Town inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the The Red Imps in a League Two match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 18 AugMansfield Town1 - 3Lincoln CityLGE2
2006/2007Sat 03 MarLincoln City1 - 2Mansfield TownLGE2
2006/2007Sat 26 AugMansfield Town2 - 4Lincoln CityLGE2
2005/2006Sat 08 AprLincoln City1 - 1Mansfield TownLGE2
2005/2006Mon 02 JanMansfield Town0 - 0Lincoln CityLGE2
2004/2005Sat 29 JanLincoln City2 - 0Mansfield TownLGE2
2004/2005Sat 02 OctMansfield Town2 - 2Lincoln CityLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Lincoln City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Mansfield Town have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Stags's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Lincoln City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 25 points from 27 matches. Mansfield Town are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League Two with a return of just 19 points from their 25 games thus far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Lincoln City6213777
Mansfield Town6204396

FootyMad's prediction ...

This is a game in which both sides are showing indifferent form, so the Madmen are expecting the Stags to come away from it with a creditable draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Lincoln City Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Mansfield Town 9 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.