Grimsby Town face a trip to Morecambe at Christie Park on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 2 of the 4 previous games, with the hosts winning just 1.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2008, the Shrimps carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a F.A. Cup match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Fri 18 Dec||Grimsby Town||1 - 1||Morecambe||LGE2|
|2008/2009||Tue 24 Feb||Grimsby Town||2 - 3||Morecambe||LGE2|
|2008/2009||Sat 08 Nov||Morecambe||2 - 1||Grimsby Town||FAC|
|2008/2009||Sat 20 Sep||Morecambe||1 - 1||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Tue 04 Mar||Grimsby Town||0 - 0||Morecambe||ASSM|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Mar||Morecambe||0 - 4||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Tue 26 Feb||Morecambe||0 - 1||Grimsby Town||ASSM|
Recent respective form guides
Morecambe are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Shrimps in those games, with 6 conceded.
The away form of Grimsby Town is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Mighty Mariners have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Morecambe see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 48 points from their 34 games played so far, Grimsby Town are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League Two with a return of just 27 points from their 35 games thus far.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
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
|Morecambe||Won 3 successive home games.|
13 games since last home draw.
|Grimsby Town||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 12 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.