FootyMAD's Chesterfield match preview

Last updated : 29 September 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Chesterfield v Grimsby Town fixture

Grimsby Town face a trip to Chesterfield at Recreation Ground on Wednesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 44 games played, Mighty Mariners have recorded 16 wins, and Chesterfield have come away with 20 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2009, the Spireites carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory 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:
2008/2009Wed 11 MarChesterfield2 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
2008/2009Wed 03 SepChesterfield2 - 2Grimsby TownASSM
2008/2009Sat 23 AugGrimsby Town0 - 1ChesterfieldLGE2
2007/2008Sat 09 FebGrimsby Town4 - 2ChesterfieldLGE2
2007/2008Sat 05 JanChesterfield1 - 2Grimsby TownLGE2
2003/2004Sat 27 MarChesterfield4 - 4Grimsby TownLGE1
2003/2004Sat 20 SepGrimsby Town4 - 0ChesterfieldLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Chesterfield have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.

Grimsby Town have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Mighty Mariners have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Chesterfield see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 11 points from their 9 games played so far, Grimsby Town find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 10 points from their 9 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Grimsby Town63126710

FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Grimsby Town on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Chesterfield. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Chesterfield Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Grimsby Town 8 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.