FM Preview: Barrow v Grimsby Town 24 Jan 2012

Last updated : 23 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Barrow v Grimsby Town fixture

Grimsby Town face a trip to Barrow at Holker Street Stadium on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 16 games played, Mighty Mariners have recorded 4 wins, and Barrow have come away with 7 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2011, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 11 Oct Grimsby Town 5 - 2 Barrow (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sat 23 Apr Barrow 0-2 Grimsby Town (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sat 20 Nov Grimsby Town 1 - 1 Barrow (Conference) Premier
1971/1972 Sat 18 Dec Grimsby Town 2 - 0 Barrow Fourth Division
1971/1972 Sat 04 Sep Barrow 0 - 0 Grimsby Town Fourth Division
1970/1971 Sat 20 Feb Barrow 0 - 1 Grimsby Town Fourth Division
1970/1971 Tue 10 Nov Grimsby Town 3 - 1 Barrow Fourth Division

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Barrow are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Bluebirds in those games, with 3 conceded.

Grimsby Town's away form is equally impressive, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Mighty Mariners, and 7 goals against.

Barrow's 44 points from 29 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Grimsby Town's 47 points from 29 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Barrow 6 3 0 3 11 11 9
Grimsby Town 6 6 0 0 21 4 18

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Grimsby Town are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Barrow. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Barrow Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Grimsby Town 3 successive away victories.
4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 7 matches.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.

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