Grimsby Town pack their bags to visit Chesterfield at Recreation Ground on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 41 games played, Mighty Mariners have recorded 15 wins, and Chesterfield have come away with 19 victories.
The previous match played between the two at Recreation Ground was more than three years back, in March 2004, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 4 - 4 draw in a League Division Two match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 27 Mar||Chesterfield||4 - 4||Grimsby Town||LGE1|
|2003/2004||Sat 20 Sep||Grimsby Town||4 - 0||Chesterfield||LGE1|
|2002/2003||Tue 10 Sep||Grimsby Town||0 - 1||Chesterfield||LGEC|
|1997/1998||Tue 03 Mar||Grimsby Town||0 - 0||Chesterfield||LGE1|
|1997/1998||Tue 16 Dec||Chesterfield||0 - 2||Grimsby Town||FAC|
|1997/1998||Tue 09 Dec||Chesterfield||0 - 1||Grimsby Town||ASSM|
|1997/1998||Sat 06 Dec||Grimsby Town||2 - 2||Chesterfield||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Chesterfield are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
The away form of Grimsby Town however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Mighty Mariners, and 8 goals against.
Chesterfield are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 43 points from 23 games. Grimsby Town find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 27 points from their 24 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Chesterfield is likely to be a very close encounter, but one that the Madmen sees going the way of the home team. Home win
|Chesterfield||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Grimsby Town||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.