FootyMAD's Walsall match preview

Last updated : 14 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Walsall v Grimsby Town fixture

Grimsby Town travel to take on Walsall at Bescot Stadium on Monday evening, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having taken no points from 23 of the 30 contests.

The last time the two teams met at Walsall was just over four years ago, in December 2002, with Walsall running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a League Division One match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 09 SepGrimsby Town2 - 1WalsallLGE2
2002/2003Mon 21 AprGrimsby Town0 - 1WalsallCHMP
2002/2003Sat 07 DecWalsall3 - 1Grimsby TownCHMP
2001/2002Sat 09 MarGrimsby Town2 - 2WalsallCHMP
2001/2002Sat 15 DecWalsall4 - 0Grimsby TownCHMP
1999/2000Sat 04 MarWalsall1 - 0Grimsby TownCHMP
1999/2000Sat 11 SepGrimsby Town1 - 0WalsallCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Walsall have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Grimsby Town have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Mighty Mariners have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Walsall are leading the way in the Coca-Cola League Two, with their 26 games giving them a return of 56 points. Grimsby Town are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 29 from their 27 matches played.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Mighty Mariners are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Walsall. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Walsall Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Grimsby Town Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 4 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.