FM Preview: Luton Town v Grimsby Town 24 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 23rd March 2012
The game between Luton Town and Grimsby Town in the (Conference) Premier on 24th March 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Luton Town v Grimsby Town fixture
Grimsby Town face a trip to Luton Town at Kenilworth Road on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 21 games played, Mighty Mariners have recorded 6 wins, and Luton Town have come away with 9 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Kenilworth Road was just last season, in January 2011, the Hatters carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a (Conference) Premier match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Fri 21 Oct||Grimsby Town||0 - 1||Luton Town||(Conference) Premier|
|2010/2011||Tue 25 Jan||Luton Town||1-0||Grimsby Town||(Conference) Premier|
|2010/2011||Sat 04 Sep||Grimsby Town||2 - 0||Luton Town||(Conference) Premier|
|2008/2009||Tue 17 Mar||Luton Town||2 - 1||Grimsby Town||League Two|
|2008/2009||Tue 21 Oct||Grimsby Town||2 - 2||Luton Town||League Two|
|2003/2004||Tue 24 Feb||Grimsby Town||3 - 2||Luton Town||League Division Two|
|2003/2004||Sat 23 Aug||Luton Town||1 - 2||Grimsby Town||League Division Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Luton Town are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, The Hatters have scored 9 and conceded 1 during this period.
Grimsby Town's away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Mighty Mariners, and 6 goals against.
Luton Town's total of 66 points from their 37 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Blue Square (Conference) Premier.
Grimsby Town find themselves in a respectable 8th position, courtesy of the 62 points they have accumulated from 38 games.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Grimsby Town are certainly at their peak on the road, though your FootyMad panel sees this as a stern test, and one from which they may have to settle for a draw. No-score draw
|Luton Town||Unbeaten in the last 11 home games.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
|Grimsby Town||5 games since last away draw.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here