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Last updated : 15 August 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Brentford v Grimsby Town fixture

Grimsby Town face a trip to Brentford at Griffin Park on Saturday 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 less than a year ago, in December 2007, with Grimsby Town inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Bees 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:
2007/2008Mon 24 MarGrimsby Town1 - 2BrentfordLGE2
2007/2008Sat 08 DecBrentford0 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
2003/2004Sat 01 MayGrimsby Town1 - 0BrentfordLGE1
2003/2004Sat 22 NovBrentford1 - 3Grimsby TownLGE1
1997/1998Sat 17 JanGrimsby Town4 - 0BrentfordLGE1
1997/1998Sat 30 AugBrentford3 - 1Grimsby TownLGE1
1992/1993Tue 23 MarGrimsby Town0 - 1BrentfordCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Brentford have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Bees have scored 6, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.

Grimsby Town have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. The Mighty Mariners's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Brentford find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 0 points from their 1 matches. Grimsby Town see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 1 points from their 1 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Grimsby Town6114494

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Mighty Mariners out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Brentford. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Brentford Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 5 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Grimsby Town Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.