FootyMAD's Notts. County match preview

Last updated : 01 February 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Notts. County v Grimsby Town fixture

Grimsby Town face a trip to Notts. County at Meadow Lane on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Mighty Mariners will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2007, with Notts. County running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners 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:
2007/2008Sat 11 AugGrimsby Town1 - 1Notts. CountyLGE2
2006/2007Sat 31 MarNotts. County2 - 0Grimsby TownLGE2
2006/2007Sat 21 OctGrimsby Town0 - 2Notts. CountyLGE2
2005/2006Sat 04 FebNotts. County0 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
2005/2006Tue 27 SepGrimsby Town4 - 0Notts. CountyLGE2
2004/2005Sat 16 AprNotts. County2 - 2Grimsby TownLGE2
2004/2005Tue 07 DecGrimsby Town3 - 2Notts. CountyLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Notts. County's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.

The away form of Grimsby Town however, is much more impressive, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Mighty Mariners, and 3 goals against.

Notts. County find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 28 points from their 28 matches. Grimsby Town's 38 points from 29 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Notts. County6132366
Grimsby Town64207314

FootyMad's prediction ...

Grimsby Town are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Notts. County. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Notts. County Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Grimsby Town No sequences of note