FootyMAD's Macclesfield Town match preview

Last updated : 24 August 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Grimsby Town v Macclesfield Town fixture

Grimsby Town prepare to entertain Macclesfield Town at Blundell Park on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. 2 of the 3 contests have been draws however, with the other 1 won by Mighty Mariners.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Blundell Park was less than a year ago, in September 2006, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline 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:
2006/2007Sat 24 FebMacclesfield2 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
2006/2007Fri 01 SepGrimsby Town1-1MacclesfieldLGE2
2005/2006Sat 29 AprMacclesfield1 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
2005/2006Fri 11 NovGrimsby Town3 - 1MacclesfieldLGE2
2004/2005Sun 26 DecGrimsby Town0 - 0MacclesfieldLGE2
2004/2005Sat 11 SepMacclesfield3 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Grimsby Town losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Mighty Mariners in those games, with 6 conceded.

Macclesfield have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Silkmen have hit 7 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Grimsby Town see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 2 points from their 2 games played so far, Macclesfield's 2 points from 2 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Grimsby Town are not exactly setting the world alight at Blundell Park at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Macclesfield in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Grimsby Town Drawn last 3 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 5 games.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Macclesfield Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 7 most recent games.