FootyMAD's Notts. County match preview

Last updated : 25 December 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Grimsby Town v Notts. County fixture

Grimsby Town prepare to entertain Notts. County at Blundell Park on Friday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Mighty Mariners are clearly on top, having won 21 and lost only 5 of the 38 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Blundell Park was just last season, in August 2007, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 02 FebNotts. County1 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
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

Recent respective form guides

Grimsby Town have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Mighty Mariners's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Notts. County's away form is none too clever either, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Magpies have hit 8 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Grimsby Town are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 14 points from 21 matches. Notts. County find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 21 points from their 21 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Grimsby Town6222988
Notts. County6114384

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from Grimsby Town at home in recent games, and, though I cannot see a run starting here, I do think the Mighty Mariners will at least gain a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Grimsby Town No sequences of note
Notts. County Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.