FM Preview: Luton Town v Grimsby Town 25 Jan 2011

Last updated : 24 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Luton Town v Grimsby Town fixture

Grimsby Town face a trip to Luton Town at Kenilworth Road on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 20 games played, Mighty Mariners have recorded 6 wins, and Luton Town have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in March 2009, the The Hatters carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a League Two match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 04 SepGrimsby Town2 - 0Luton TownCONF
2008/2009Tue 17 MarLuton Town2 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
2008/2009Tue 21 OctGrimsby Town2 - 2Luton TownLGE2
2003/2004Tue 24 FebGrimsby Town3 - 2Luton TownLGE1
2003/2004Sat 23 AugLuton Town1 - 2Grimsby TownLGE1
1997/1998Tue 07 AprGrimsby Town0 - 1Luton TownLGE1
1997/1998Sat 21 MarLuton Town2 - 2Grimsby TownLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Luton Town have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the The Hatters, with 5 goals against.

Grimsby Town have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Mighty Mariners, and 6 goals against.

Luton Town are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 51 points from 26 games. Grimsby Town's 39 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Luton Town633012212
Grimsby Town6213977

FootyMad's prediction ...

Grimsby Town have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Luton Town may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Luton Town Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Unbeaten run of 9 matches.
Grimsby Town Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.