FM Preview: Grimsby Town v Hereford United 05 Jan 2013

Last updated : 04 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Grimsby Town v Hereford United fixture

Grimsby Town are ready to welcome Hereford United to Blundell Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 9 games played, Mighty Mariners have recorded 4 wins, and Hereford United have come away with 2 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Blundell Park was more than three years back, in September 2009, the Mighty Mariners carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 01 Sep Hereford Utd. 0 - 2 Grimsby Town (Conference) Premier
2009/2010 Sat 10 Apr Hereford Utd. 0 - 1 Grimsby Town League Two
2009/2010 Sat 12 Sep Grimsby Town 1-0 Hereford Utd. League Two
2007/2008 Sat 03 May Hereford Utd. 2 - 0 Grimsby Town League Two
2007/2008 Sat 29 Sep Grimsby Town 2 - 1 Hereford Utd. League Two
2006/2007 Sat 10 Mar Hereford Utd. 0 - 1 Grimsby Town League Two
2006/2007 Sun 08 Oct Grimsby Town 2 - 1 Hereford Utd. League Two

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Recent respective form guides

Grimsby Town have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Mighty Mariners, with 3 goals against.

The Bulls have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Bulls, and 6 goals against.

Grimsby Town are leading the way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, with their 25 games giving them a return of 47 points.

Hereford United's 32 points from 22 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Grimsby Town 6 4 2 0 12 3 14
Hereford United 6 2 1 3 7 7 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Grimsby Town may be coming up against a decent side in Hereford United, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Mighty Mariners. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Grimsby Town Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
Hereford United Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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