FootyMAD's Hereford United match preview

Last updated : 11 September 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Grimsby Town v Hereford United fixture

Grimsby Town prepare to entertain Hereford United at Blundell Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 8 games played, Mighty Mariners have recorded 3 wins, and Hereford Utd. have come away with 2 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Blundell Park was two seasons ago, in September 2007, the Mighty Mariners 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:
2007/2008Sat 03 MayHereford Utd.2 - 0Grimsby TownLGE2
2007/2008Sat 29 SepGrimsby Town2-1Hereford Utd.LGE2
2006/2007Sat 10 MarHereford Utd.0 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
2006/2007Sun 08 OctGrimsby Town2 - 1Hereford Utd.LGE2
1989/1990Wed 07 MarHereford Utd.0 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
1989/1990Sat 30 SepGrimsby Town0 - 2Hereford Utd.LGE2
1988/1989Sat 15 AprGrimsby Town1 - 1Hereford Utd.LGE2

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 5, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Hereford Utd. is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Bulls have hit 8 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Grimsby Town are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League Two with a return of just 3 points from their 6 games thus far. Hereford Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 4 points from 6 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Grimsby Town61053163
Hereford Utd.60336123

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from Grimsby Town at home in recent games, and, though I cannot see a run starting here, I do think the Mighty Mariners will at least gain a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Grimsby Town Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Hereford Utd. Not won in previous 8 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 7 most recent games.