FootyMAD's Accrington Stanley match preview

Last updated : 27 December 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Accrington Stanley v Grimsby Town fixture

Grimsby Town face a trip to Accrington Stanley at Fraser Eagle Stadium on Sunday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Mighty Mariners will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2007, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 1 thriller, 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:
2007/2008Wed 26 DecGrimsby Town1 - 2Accrington S.LGE2
2007/2008Sat 08 SepAccrington S.4 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
2006/2007Sat 14 AprAccrington S.4 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
2006/2007Sat 25 NovGrimsby Town2 - 0Accrington S.LGE2
1959/1960Sat 16 JanAccrington S.2 - 4Grimsby TownLGE1
1959/1960Sat 05 SepGrimsby Town4 - 0Accrington S.LGE1
1955/1956Sat 11 FebAccrington S.0 - 1Grimsby TownD3N

Recent respective form guides

Accrington Stanley have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Grimsby Town is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Mighty Mariners have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Accrington S. are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 19 from their 21 matches played. Grimsby Town are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 14 points from 22 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Accrington S.61147134
Grimsby Town6123795

FootyMad's prediction ...

Grimsby Town are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Fraser Eagle Stadium with a well-deserved point. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Accrington S. Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Grimsby Town Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.