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:|
|2009/2010||Sat 24 Oct||Bournemouth||3 - 1||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|2008/2009||Sat 25 Apr||Bournemouth||2 - 1||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|2008/2009||Fri 21 Nov||Grimsby Town||3-3||Bournemouth||LGE2|
|2003/2004||Sat 13 Mar||Grimsby Town||1 - 1||Bournemouth||LGE1|
|2003/2004||Sat 13 Dec||Bournemouth||0 - 0||Grimsby Town||LGE1|
|1997/1998||Sun 19 Apr||Grimsby Town||2 - 1||Bournemouth||ASSM|
|1997/1998||Sat 21 Feb||Grimsby Town||2 - 1||Bournemouth||LGE1|
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
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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
|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.|