FootyMAD's Exeter City match preview

Last updated : 06 February 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Grimsby Town v Exeter City fixture

Grimsby Town play host to Exeter City at Blundell Park on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 10 wins out of 14 previous matches.

The last time the two teams met at Grimsby Town was well over fifteen years ago, back in May 1991, the Mighty Mariners carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Third Division match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 18 OctExeter City0 - 0Grimsby TownLGE2
2004/2005Sat 13 NovExeter City1 - 0Grimsby TownFAC
1990/1991Sat 11 MayGrimsby Town2-1Exeter CityLGE1
1990/1991Sat 03 NovExeter City0 - 0Grimsby TownLGE1
1989/1990Sat 10 MarGrimsby Town1 - 0Exeter CityLGE2
1989/1990Wed 27 SepExeter City2 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
1988/1989Sat 25 FebGrimsby Town2 - 1Exeter CityLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Grimsby Town 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, 9 to 7.

Exeter City have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Grecians's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Grimsby Town are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 21 points from 27 matches. Exeter City's 43 points from 28 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
Grimsby Town6213677
Exeter City6213677

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Grimsby Town's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Exeter City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Grimsby Town Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Exeter City Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.