FM Preview: Cambridge United v Grimsby Town 10 Jan 2012

Last updated : 09 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Cambridge United v Grimsby Town fixture

Grimsby Town face a trip to Cambridge United at Trade Recruitment Stadium on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 14 games played, Mighty Mariners have recorded 4 wins, and Cambridge United have come away with 7 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2010, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 23 Aug Grimsby Town 2 - 1 Cambridge U. (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sat 12 Feb Grimsby Town 1 - 1 Cambridge U. (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Tue 09 Nov Cambridge U. 1 - 1 Grimsby Town (Conference) Premier
2004/2005 Mon 03 Jan Grimsby Town 3 - 0 Cambridge U. League Two
2004/2005 Sat 25 Sep Cambridge U. 0 - 2 Grimsby Town League Two
1992/1993 Sat 16 Jan Cambridge U. 2 - 0 Grimsby Town League Division One
1992/1993 Sat 26 Sep Grimsby Town 1 - 1 Cambridge U. League Division One

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

Recent respective form guides

Cambridge United are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the U's, with 4 goals against.

Grimsby Town's away form is equally impressive, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Mighty Mariners, and 7 goals against.

Cambridge United find themselves in a respectable 8th position, courtesy of the 46 points they have accumulated from 27 games.

Grimsby Town's 41 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Cambridge United 6 3 1 2 8 5 10
Grimsby Town 6 5 0 1 19 10 15

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Mighty Mariners's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Cambridge United, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Cambridge United Unbeaten in the last 12 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Grimsby Town Undefeated in last 6 away games.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.

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