FootyMAD's Macclesfield Town match preview

Last updated : 01 May 2009 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. Though only 25% of the games played between the two sides have resulted in a win for the Mighty Mariners.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Blundell Park was just last season, in August 2007, 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:
2008/2009Tue 25 NovMacclesfield1 - 0Grimsby TownLGE2
2007/2008Tue 12 FebMacclesfield1 - 2Grimsby TownLGE2
2007/2008Sat 25 AugGrimsby Town1-1MacclesfieldLGE2
2006/2007Sat 24 FebMacclesfield2 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
2006/2007Fri 01 SepGrimsby Town1 - 1MacclesfieldLGE2
2005/2006Sat 29 AprMacclesfield1 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
2005/2006Fri 11 NovGrimsby Town3 - 1MacclesfieldLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Grimsby Town are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Mighty Mariners, with 3 goals against.

Macclesfield have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the The Silkmen have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Grimsby Town are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 40 points from 45 matches. Macclesfield find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 46 points from their 45 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Grimsby Town63128410

FootyMad's prediction ...

Both teams are displaying reasonable form at the moment, and for that reason, the Madmen predict the game will end in stalemate. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Grimsby Town 9 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Macclesfield 11 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.