FootyMAD's Torquay United match preview

Last updated : 25 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Torquay United v Grimsby Town fixture

Grimsby Town face a trip to Torquay United at Plainmoor on Friday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 9 games played, Mighty Mariners have recorded 2 wins, and Torquay Utd. have come away with 4 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in January 2006, 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:
2006/2007Fri 22 DecGrimsby Town2 - 0Torquay Utd.LGE2
2005/2006Sat 21 JanTorquay Utd.2 - 2Grimsby TownLGE2
2005/2006Sat 17 SepGrimsby Town3 - 0Torquay Utd.LGE2
1989/1990Sat 13 JanGrimsby Town0 - 0Torquay Utd.LGE2
1989/1990Sat 26 AugTorquay Utd.0 - 3Grimsby TownLGE2
1988/1989Sat 14 JanTorquay Utd.2 - 2Grimsby TownLGE2
1988/1989Sat 03 SepGrimsby Town1 - 0Torquay Utd.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Torquay United's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. Gulls have conceded a disappointing 9 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.

Grimsby Town's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Mighty Mariners have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Torquay Utd. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 28 games have yielded only 21 points. Grimsby Town are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 29 points from 29 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Torquay Utd.60154131
Grimsby Town60060140

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Mighty Mariners out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Torquay Utd.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Torquay Utd. Failed to win in previous 8 home matches.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
Grimsby Town Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 6 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.