Grimsby Town prepare to entertain Shrewsbury Town at Blundell Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Mighty Mariners are clearly on top, having won 15 and lost only 5 of the 24 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Blundell Park was just last season, in December 2006, the Mighty Mariners carving out a narrow 2-1 victory 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:|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Sep||Shrewsbury Tn.||2 - 1||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Grimsby Town are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.
The away form of Shrewsbury Tn. is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Shrews have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Grimsby Town see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 34 points from their 27 games played so far, Shrewsbury Tn.'s 37 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Shrewsbury Tn. is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Mighty Mariners in a close run game. Home Win
|Grimsby Town||8 games since last home draw.|
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
|Shrewsbury Tn.||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 16 outings ago.