FootyMAD's Crewe Alexandra match preview

Last updated : 08 March 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crewe Alexandra v Grimsby Town fixture

Grimsby Town travel to take on Crewe Alexandra at The Alexandra Stadium on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 28 games played, Mighty Mariners have recorded 9 wins, and Crewe Alex. have come away with 10 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Crewe Alex. was back in January 2002, over five years ago, with Crewe Alex. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a League Division One match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 15 AugGrimsby Town0 - 4Crewe Alex.LGE2
2006/2007Tue 22 AugGrimsby Town0 - 3Crewe Alex.LGEC
2001/2002Sat 19 JanCrewe Alex.2 - 0Grimsby TownCHMP
2001/2002Sat 11 AugGrimsby Town1 - 0Crewe Alex.CHMP
2000/2001Sat 13 JanGrimsby Town1 - 3Crewe Alex.CHMP
2000/2001Tue 29 AugCrewe Alex.2 - 0Grimsby TownCHMP
1999/2000Sat 29 JanGrimsby Town1 - 1Crewe Alex.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Crewe Alexandra are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 8.

The away form of Grimsby Town is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. Mighty Mariners have conceded 6 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Crewe Alex. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 43 points from their 34 games played so far, Grimsby Town are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League Two with a return of just 27 points from their 34 games thus far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crewe Alex.6222898
Grimsby Town6141767

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Railwaymen, as the Mighty Mariners have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Crewe Alex. Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Grimsby Town Not won in previous 11 away matches.