Grimsby Town face a trip to Shrewsbury Town at Gay Meadow on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 23 games played, Mighty Mariners have recorded 6 wins, and Shrewsbury Tn. have come away with 10 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2007, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw 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:|
|2006/2007||Sat 05 May||Shrewsbury Tn.||2 - 2||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Sat 09 Dec||Grimsby Town||2 - 1||Shrewsbury Tn.||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Sat 15 Apr||Grimsby Town||1 - 1||Shrewsbury Tn.||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Sat 01 Oct||Shrewsbury Tn.||0 - 0||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Sat 12 Feb||Grimsby Town||0 - 1||Shrewsbury Tn.||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Tue 19 Oct||Shrewsbury Tn.||1 - 1||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|1997/1998||Tue 25 Nov||Grimsby Town||4 - 0||Shrewsbury Tn.||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Shrewsbury Town are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. These low-scoring games have seen just 4 goals scored and conceded.
Grimsby Town have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. While the Mighty Mariners have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Shrewsbury Tn. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League Two, and have accumulated 6 points from the 3 games they have played so far. Grimsby Town find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 3 points from their 3 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Grimsby Town have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Shrewsbury Tn. may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win
|Shrewsbury Tn.||4 games since last home draw.|
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Grimsby Town||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 6 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.