FootyMAD's Chesterfield match preview

Last updated : 22 August 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Grimsby Town v Chesterfield fixture

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:
2007/2008Sat 09 FebGrimsby Town4-2ChesterfieldLGE2
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

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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.

Sequence statistics:
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.