FootyMAD's Rushden & Diamonds match preview

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Last updated : 27 February 2009
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History of the Rushden & Diamonds v Mansfield Town fixture

Mansfield Town pack their bags to visit Rushden & Diamonds at Nene Park on Saturday afternoon,

The previous match played between the two at Nene Park was more than three years back, in December 2005, with Mansfield Town inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Diamonds 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:
2008/2009Tue 27 JanMansfield Town0 - 0Rushden & D.CONF
2005/2006Sat 10 DecRushden & D.1 - 2Mansfield TownLGE2
2005/2006Tue 09 AugMansfield Town0 - 1Rushden & D.LGE2
2004/2005Sat 26 FebRushden & D.0 - 0Mansfield TownLGE2
2004/2005Sat 11 DecMansfield Town0 - 0Rushden & D.LGE2
2001/2002Sat 30 MarMansfield Town1 - 4Rushden & D.LGE2
2001/2002Sat 27 OctRushden & D.3 - 1Mansfield TownLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Rushden & Diamonds have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.

Mansfield Town have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Rushden & D.'s 46 points from 33 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Mansfield Town see themselves just below half way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, showing a record of 41 points from their 32 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Rushden & D.62221478
Mansfield Town63214211

FootyMad's prediction ...

A creditable return from recent away games for Stags could well see them head back from Nene Park with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Rushden & D. Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Mansfield Town 7 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

Mansfield Town Match Reports

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