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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 28 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 just last season, in August 2006, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw 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:
2006/2007Sat 03 FebMansfield Town1 - 1Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
2006/2007Sat 05 AugShrewsbury Tn.2 - 2Mansfield TownLGE2
2005/2006Tue 17 JanShrewsbury Tn.0 - 0Mansfield TownLGE2
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

Recent respective form guides

Shrewsbury Town's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The Shrews's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

The away form of Mansfield Town is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Stags have hit 6 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Shrewsbury Tn. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 15 points from their 12 games played so far, Mansfield Town find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 12 games have yielded only 8 points.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Shrewsbury Tn.60248142
Mansfield Town6114684

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Shrews, as the Stags have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Shrewsbury Tn. Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Mansfield Town Not won in previous 12 away matches.