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History of the Torquay United v Mansfield Town fixture

Mansfield Town pack their bags to visit Torquay United at Plainmoor on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 32 games played, Stags have recorded 10 wins, and Torquay Utd. have come away with 12 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Plainmoor was within the last three years, in September 2006, the Gulls carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory 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:
2006/2007Tue 30 JanMansfield Town5 - 0Torquay Utd.LGE2
2006/2007Sat 16 SepTorquay Utd.1 - 0Mansfield TownLGE2
2005/2006Sat 25 FebTorquay Utd.0 - 2Mansfield TownLGE2
2005/2006Sat 13 AugMansfield Town3 - 0Torquay Utd.LGE2
2003/2004Tue 30 MarMansfield Town2 - 1Torquay Utd.LGE2
2003/2004Tue 21 OctTorquay Utd.1 - 0Mansfield TownLGE2
2001/2002Sat 23 MarTorquay Utd.0 - 0Mansfield TownLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Torquay United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Gulls in those games, with 4 conceded.

The away form of Mansfield Town is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Stags have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Torquay Utd.'s total of 28 points from their 16 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Blue Square (Conference) Premier. Mansfield Town find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 17 points from their 16 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Torquay Utd.642012414
Mansfield Town61056103

FootyMad's prediction ...

Stags are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Torquay Utd.. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Torquay Utd. Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Unbeaten run of 9 matches.
Mansfield Town Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 4 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.