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.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Fri 26 Jan||Torquay Utd.||4 - 1||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Fri 22 Dec||Grimsby Town||2 - 0||Torquay Utd.||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Sat 21 Jan||Torquay Utd.||2 - 2||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Sat 17 Sep||Grimsby Town||3 - 0||Torquay Utd.||LGE2|
|1989/1990||Sat 13 Jan||Grimsby Town||0 - 0||Torquay Utd.||LGE2|
|1989/1990||Sat 26 Aug||Torquay Utd.||0 - 3||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|1988/1989||Sat 14 Jan||Torquay Utd.||2 - 2||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
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.
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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
|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.