Grimsby Town prepare to entertain Chesterfield at Blundell Park at lunchtime on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 42 games played, Mighty Mariners have recorded 20 wins, and Chesterfield have come away with 7 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Blundell Park was less than a year ago, in February 2008, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-2 thriller, 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||Sat 09 Feb||Grimsby Town||4-2||Chesterfield||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Sat 05 Jan||Chesterfield||1 - 2||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Grimsby Town's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Mighty Mariners have scored 4, a worringly large 8 have been leaked at the other end.
Chesterfield's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Spireites's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.
Grimsby Town find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 1 points from their 2 matches. Chesterfield's 3 points from 2 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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FootyMad's prediction ...
These are testing times at Blundell Park for the Mighty Mariners and the Madmen are unable to see past Chesterfield claiming victory in a close match.
|Grimsby Town||No sequences of note|
|Chesterfield||4 games since last away draw.|
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.