Grimsby Town prepare to entertain Chester City at Blundell Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Mighty Mariners are clearly on top, having won 11 and lost only 4 of the 19 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Blundell Park was less than a year ago, in October 2007, with Chester City inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Mighty Mariners 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:|
|2007/2008||Tue 01 Jan||Chester City||0 - 2||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Tue 02 Oct||Grimsby Town||1-2||Chester City||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Tue 09 Jan||Grimsby Town||0 - 2||Chester City||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Sat 16 Sep||Chester City||0 - 2||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Sat 25 Feb||Grimsby Town||1 - 0||Chester City||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Tue 06 Sep||Chester City||1 - 2||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Tue 22 Feb||Grimsby Town||1 - 0||Chester City||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Grimsby Town's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Mighty Mariners have conceded a disappointing 7 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.
The away form of Chester City is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Blues have conceded 13 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Grimsby Town are currently lying in 20th place in Coca-Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 2 from their 5 matches played. Chester City find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 4 points from their 5 matches.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its been a distinctly poor show from Grimsby Town at home in recent games, and, though I cannot see a run starting here, I do think the Mighty Mariners will at least gain a draw. No-score draw
|Grimsby Town||Not won in the 6 most recent games.|
|Chester City||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 9 away matches.