FootyMAD's Morecambe match preview

Last updated : 12 March 2010 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, 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:
2009/2010Fri 18 DecGrimsby Town1 - 1MorecambeLGE2
2008/2009Tue 24 FebGrimsby Town2 - 3MorecambeLGE2
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

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.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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 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.