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History of the Mansfield Town v Luton Town fixture

Mansfield Town play host to Luton Town at Field Mill on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 6 wins out of 9 previous matches.

The last time the two teams met at Mansfield Town was back in March 2003, over five years ago, as the Stags squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Tue 11 AugLuton Town4 - 1Mansfield TownCONF
2002/2003Tue 04 MarMansfield Town3-2Luton TownLGE1
2002/2003Tue 17 SepLuton Town2 - 3Mansfield TownLGE1
2001/2002Mon 01 AprLuton Town5 - 3Mansfield TownLGE2
2001/2002Sat 03 NovMansfield Town4 - 1Luton TownLGE2
1989/1990Tue 03 OctLuton Town7 - 2Mansfield TownLGEC
1989/1990Tue 19 SepMansfield Town3 - 4Luton TownLGEC

Recent respective form guides

Mansfield Town have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.

Luton Town's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The The Hatters's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

Mansfield Town's total of 44 points from their 25 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Blue Square (Conference) Premier. Luton Town lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 40 from their 23 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Mansfield Town6213697
Luton Town6213867

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from Mansfield Town at home in recent games, and, though I cannot see a run starting here, I do think the Stags will at least gain a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Mansfield Town Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Luton Town Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.