Mansfield Town prepare to entertain Rushden & Diamonds at Field Mill on Saturday afternoon, hoping to break their duck against the visitors. Half of the previous meetings have ended in defeat for Stags.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Field Mill was just last season, in January 2009, when they played out a goalless draw in a (Conference) Premier match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 19 Sep||Rushden & D.||1 - 0||Mansfield Town||CONF|
|2008/2009||Sat 28 Feb||Rushden & D.||0 - 1||Mansfield Town||CONF|
|2008/2009||Tue 27 Jan||Mansfield Town||0-0||Rushden & D.||CONF|
|2005/2006||Sat 10 Dec||Rushden & D.||1 - 2||Mansfield Town||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Tue 09 Aug||Mansfield Town||0 - 1||Rushden & D.||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Sat 26 Feb||Rushden & D.||0 - 0||Mansfield Town||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Sat 11 Dec||Mansfield Town||0 - 0||Rushden & D.||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Mansfield Town are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.
Rushden & D. have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Diamonds, and 2 goals against.
Mansfield Town lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 53 points from their 32 games so far. Rushden & D.'s total of 55 points from their 31 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:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|Rushden & D.||6||4||1||1||12||2||13|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Your FootyMad panel thinks that Mansfield Town's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Rushden & D.. Away win
|Mansfield Town||5 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 10 .
|Rushden & D.||7 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.