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History of the Shrewsbury Town v Mansfield Town fixture

Mansfield Town face a trip to Shrewsbury Town at Gay Meadow on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 26 games played, Stags have recorded 7 wins, and Shrewsbury Tn. have come away with 12 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2004, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners 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:
2005/2006Fri 07 OctMansfield Town4 - 0Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
2004/2005Sat 05 MarMansfield Town1 - 1Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
2004/2005Sat 18 DecShrewsbury Tn.0 - 2Mansfield TownLGE2
2001/2002Sat 23 FebShrewsbury Tn.3 - 0Mansfield TownLGE2
2001/2002Fri 14 SepMansfield Town2 - 1Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
2000/2001Tue 06 MarShrewsbury Tn.2 - 1Mansfield TownLGE2
2000/2001Sat 14 OctMansfield Town1 - 0Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Shrewsbury Town have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Shrews in those games, with 8 conceded.

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 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Shrewsbury Tn. see themselves just below half way in the Coca Cola League Two, showing a record of 22 points from their 17 games played so far, Mansfield Town are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 16 points from 17 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Shrewsbury Tn.622210108
Mansfield Town630312109

FootyMad's prediction ...

Mansfield Town have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Shrewsbury Tn. may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Shrewsbury Tn.4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Mansfield Town5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.