FootyMAD's Morecambe match preview

Last updated : 23 February 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Grimsby Town v Morecambe fixture

Grimsby Town prepare to entertain Morecambe at Blundell Park on Tuesday evening, hoping to break their duck against the visitors. Though past meetings have resulted in more draws than losses for Mighty Mariners.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Blundell Park was less than a year ago, in March 2008, when they played out a goalless draw in a (Associate Members) match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 08 NovMorecambe2 - 1Grimsby TownFAC
2008/2009Sat 20 SepMorecambe1 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
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

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, 8 to 6.

Morecambe have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Shrimps's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Grimsby Town are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 23 points from 31 matches. Morecambe see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 40 points from their 32 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Grimsby Town60337113

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Mighty Mariners of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Morecambe, who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Grimsby Town Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Morecambe 7 games since last defeat.