FootyMAD's Bournemouth match preview

Last updated : 19 March 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Grimsby Town v Bournemouth fixture

Grimsby Town prepare to entertain Bournemouth at Blundell Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 17 games played, Mighty Mariners have recorded 8 wins, and Bournemouth have come away with 3 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Blundell Park was just last season, in November 2008, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3-3 draw 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:
2009/2010Sat 24 OctBournemouth3 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
2008/2009Sat 25 AprBournemouth2 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
2008/2009Fri 21 NovGrimsby Town3-3BournemouthLGE2
2003/2004Sat 13 MarGrimsby Town1 - 1BournemouthLGE1
2003/2004Sat 13 DecBournemouth0 - 0Grimsby TownLGE1
1997/1998Sun 19 AprGrimsby Town2 - 1BournemouthASSM
1997/1998Sat 21 FebGrimsby Town2 - 1BournemouthLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Grimsby Town losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.

Bournemouth have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Grimsby Town are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League Two with a return of just 28 points from their 36 games thus far. Bournemouth are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 64 points from their 36 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Mighty Mariners of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Bournemouth, who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Grimsby Town Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Bournemouth Not won in previous 3 away matches.