FM Preview: Cambridge United v Grimsby Town 26 Jan 2013

Last updated : 25 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Cambridge United v Grimsby Town fixture

Grimsby Town face a trip to Cambridge United at Abbey Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 15 games played, Mighty Mariners have recorded 5 wins, and Cambridge United have come away with 7 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Abbey Stadium was just last season, in January 2012, with Grimsby Town inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the U's in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 10 Jan Cambridge U. 0 - 1 Grimsby Town (Conference) Premier
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

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

Recent respective form guides

Cambridge United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the U's in those games, with 6 conceded.

The Mighty Mariners have had a decent run of form away from home recently, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Mighty Mariners, and 2 goals against.

Cambridge United's 38 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Grimsby Town are leading the way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, with their 27 games giving them a return of 51 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Cambridge United 6 3 2 1 11 6 11
Grimsby Town 6 4 2 0 11 4 14

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Grimsby Town are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Cambridge United. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Cambridge United 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Grimsby Town Undefeated in last 4 away games.
14 games since last defeat.

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