FootyMAD's Peterborough United match preview

Last updated : 25 April 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Grimsby Town v Peterborough United fixture

Grimsby Town prepare to entertain Peterborough United at Blundell Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 19 games played, Mighty Mariners have recorded 6 wins, and Peterborough have come away with 5 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Blundell Park was just last season, in March 2007, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 06 OctPeterborough2 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
2006/2007Sat 24 MarGrimsby Town0-2PeterboroughLGE2
2006/2007Sat 28 OctPeterborough2 - 2Grimsby TownLGE2
2005/2006Sat 28 JanGrimsby Town1 - 2PeterboroughLGE2
2005/2006Sat 10 SepPeterborough0 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
2003/2004Sun 28 DecPeterborough0 - 0Grimsby TownLGE1
2003/2004Sat 06 DecPeterborough3 - 2Grimsby TownFAC

Recent respective form guides

Grimsby Town's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.

Peterborough's away form is none too clever either, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Posh, and 1 goals against.

Grimsby Town see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 55 points from their 44 games played so far, Peterborough are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 89 points from their 44 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Mighty Mariners at home recently, and I can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Posh come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Grimsby Town Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 6 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Peterborough Undefeated in last 11 away games.