FM Preview: Mansfield Town v Grimsby Town 19 Apr 2011

Last updated : 18 April 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Mansfield Town v Grimsby Town fixture

Grimsby Town pack their bags to visit Mansfield Town at Field Mill on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Mighty Mariners will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 12 and win only 3 of the 21 games.

The previous match played between the two at Field Mill was more than three years back, in March 2008, with Grimsby Town inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Stags in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 01 Jan Grimsby Town 7 - 2 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier
2007/2008 Sat 22 Mar Mansfield Town 1-2 Grimsby Town League Two
2007/2008 Sat 15 Dec Grimsby Town 1 - 0 Mansfield Town League Two
2006/2007 Sat 17 Feb Mansfield Town 1 - 2 Grimsby Town League Two
2006/2007 Tue 31 Oct Mansfield Town 3 - 0 Grimsby Town (Associate Members)
2006/2007 Fri 18 Aug Grimsby Town 1 - 1 Mansfield Town League Two
2005/2006 Tue 14 Feb Mansfield Town 2 - 1 Grimsby Town League Two

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Recent respective form guides

Mansfield Town 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, 8 to 6.

Grimsby Town have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Mighty Mariners have hit 9 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Mansfield Town's 58 points from 42 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Grimsby Town see themselves just below half way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, showing a record of 56 points from their 42 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Mansfield Town 6 2 3 1 7 8 9
Grimsby Town 6 0 4 2 9 11 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Stags, as the Mighty Mariners have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Mansfield Town Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Grimsby Town Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 8 most recent games.

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