FootyMAD's Shrewsbury Town match preview

Last updated : 31 August 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Shrewsbury Town v Grimsby Town fixture

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:
2006/2007Sat 05 MayShrewsbury Tn.2 - 2Grimsby TownLGE2
2006/2007Sat 09 DecGrimsby Town2 - 1Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
2005/2006Sat 15 AprGrimsby Town1 - 1Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
2005/2006Sat 01 OctShrewsbury Tn.0 - 0Grimsby TownLGE2
2004/2005Sat 12 FebGrimsby Town0 - 1Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
2004/2005Tue 19 OctShrewsbury Tn.1 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
1997/1998Tue 25 NovGrimsby Town4 - 0Shrewsbury 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.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Shrewsbury Tn.6303779
Grimsby Town6060666

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

Sequence statistics:
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.