FootyMAD's Torquay United match preview

Last updated : 18 September 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Torquay United v Grimsby Town fixture

Grimsby Town pack their bags to visit Torquay United at Plainmoor on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 10 games played, Mighty Mariners have recorded 2 wins, and Torquay Utd. have come away with 5 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Plainmoor was within the last three years, in January 2007, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 1 thriller, 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 26 JanTorquay Utd.4 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
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

Recent respective form guides

Torquay United have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.

Grimsby Town have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Mighty Mariners have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Torquay Utd. find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 6 points from their 7 matches. Grimsby Town are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 6 points from 7 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Torquay Utd.6204786
Grimsby Town62044126

FootyMad's prediction ...

Grimsby Town are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Plainmoor with a well-deserved point. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Torquay Utd. Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Grimsby Town 7 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.