FootyMAD's Morecambe match preview

Last updated : 19 September 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Morecambe v Grimsby Town fixture

Grimsby Town face a trip to Morecambe at Christie Park on Saturday afternoon, and will hope to continue their unbeaten record at the ground. Out of their two previous meetings, the Mighty Mariners have come away with all the points on both occasions.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2008, where Grimsby Town annihilated the Mighty Mariners 0 - 4 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:
2007/2008Tue 04 MarGrimsby Town0 - 0MorecambeASSM
2007/2008Sat 01 MarMorecambe0 - 4Grimsby TownLGE2
2007/2008Tue 26 FebMorecambe0 - 1Grimsby TownASSM
2007/2008Sat 17 NovGrimsby Town1 - 2MorecambeLGE2
2005/2006Tue 18 OctGrimsby Town1 - 1MorecambeASSM

Recent respective form guides

Morecambe's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Shrimps have scored 6, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Grimsby Town is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Mighty Mariners have hit 4 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Morecambe find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 5 points from their 6 matches. Grimsby Town are currently lying in 20th place in Coca-Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 2 from their 6 matches played.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Grimsby Town60245142

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Shrimps, as the Mighty Mariners have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Morecambe 5 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Grimsby Town Not won in previous 9 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 7 most recent games.