Grimsby Town prepare to entertain Darlington at Blundell Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Mighty Mariners are clearly on top, winning 60.87% of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Blundell Park was just last season, in August 2005, with Darlington inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Mighty Mariners 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:|
|2006/2007||Fri 29 Sep||Darlington||2 - 2||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Tue 17 Jan||Darlington||0 - 0||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Sat 20 Aug||Grimsby Town||0-1||Darlington||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Sat 19 Mar||Grimsby Town||0 - 1||Darlington||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Sat 07 Aug||Darlington||1 - 0||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|1988/1989||Tue 04 Apr||Darlington||1 - 1||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|1988/1989||Tue 14 Feb||Grimsby Town||0 - 0||Darlington||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Grimsby Town have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While Mighty Mariners have scored 6, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Darlington is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the The Quakers have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Grimsby Town are currently lying in 20th place in Coca-Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 29 from their 28 matches played. Darlington find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 34 points from their 27 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that Mighty Mariners's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Darlington. Home Win
|Grimsby Town||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 5 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
|Darlington||Not won in previous 5 away matches.|