FootyMAD's Bradford City match preview

Last updated : 23 October 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Grimsby Town v Bradford City fixture

Grimsby Town prepare to entertain Bradford City at Blundell Park on Friday evening,

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Blundell Park was less than a year ago, in October 2007, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline 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:
2007/2008Sat 19 AprBradford City2 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
2007/2008Sat 27 OctGrimsby Town1-1Bradford CityLGE2
2002/2003Sat 25 JanGrimsby Town1 - 2Bradford CityCHMP
2002/2003Sat 24 AugBradford City0 - 0Grimsby TownCHMP
2001/2002Sat 02 FebGrimsby Town0 - 1Bradford CityCHMP
2001/2002Sat 29 SepBradford City3 - 2Grimsby TownCHMP
1998/1999Sat 03 AprBradford City3 - 0Grimsby TownCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Grimsby Town's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Mighty Mariners's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Bradford City's away form is none too clever either, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. The Bantams's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Grimsby Town are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 6 points from 12 matches. Bradford City's total of 20 points from their 12 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League Two.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Grimsby Town60335103
Bradford City61238125

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Mighty Mariners at home recently, and I can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Bantams come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Grimsby Town Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 14 most recent games.
Bradford City 10 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.