FM Preview: Gateshead v Grimsby Town 08 Jan 2013

Last updated : 07 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Gateshead v Grimsby Town fixture

Grimsby Town face a trip to Gateshead at Gateshead International Stadium on Tuesday evening, looking to break their duck against the hosts. Most of the previous meetings have ended up in defeat for the Mighty Mariners.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gateshead International Stadium was just last season, in August 2011, the Tynesiders carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 25 Sep Grimsby Town 3 - 0 Gateshead (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Mon 09 Apr Grimsby Town 2 - 0 Gateshead (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Mon 29 Aug Gateshead 1-0 Grimsby Town (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Tue 22 Mar Grimsby Town 2 - 2 Gateshead (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Tue 21 Sep Gateshead 0 - 0 Grimsby Town (Conference) Premier
1955/1956 Sat 21 Jan Gateshead 2 - 0 Grimsby Town Third Division (North)
1955/1956 Sat 17 Sep Grimsby Town 3 - 1 Gateshead Third Division (North)

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Recent respective form guides

Gateshead have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.

The away form of Grimsby Town however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Mighty Mariners, and 3 goals against.

Gateshead find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 31 points from their 25 matches.

Grimsby Town are leading the way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, with their 26 games giving them a return of 48 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Gateshead 6 1 2 3 5 9 5
Grimsby Town 6 3 3 0 10 4 12

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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 Gateshead. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Gateshead 4 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Grimsby Town Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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