FootyMAD's Chesterfield match preview

Last updated : 08 February 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Grimsby Town v Chesterfield fixture

Grimsby Town play host to Chesterfield at Blundell Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 41 games played, Mighty Mariners have recorded 19 wins, and Chesterfield have come away with 7 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Grimsby Town was just over four years ago, in September 2003, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win 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:
2007/2008Sat 05 JanChesterfield1 - 2Grimsby TownLGE2
2003/2004Sat 27 MarChesterfield4 - 4Grimsby TownLGE1
2003/2004Sat 20 SepGrimsby Town4-0ChesterfieldLGE1
2002/2003Tue 10 SepGrimsby Town0 - 1ChesterfieldLGEC
1997/1998Tue 03 MarGrimsby Town0 - 0ChesterfieldLGE1
1997/1998Tue 16 DecChesterfield0 - 2Grimsby TownFAC
1997/1998Tue 09 DecChesterfield0 - 1Grimsby TownASSM

Recent respective form guides

Grimsby Town have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These games have seen the Mighty Mariners score just 6 goals, though they have conceded 3.

Chesterfield have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Grimsby Town's 39 points from 30 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Chesterfield's total of 48 points from their 30 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
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Grimsby Town may be coming up against a decent side in Chesterfield, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Mighty Mariners. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Grimsby Town Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 9 matches.
Chesterfield Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.