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Last updated : 22 February 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Wrexham v Grimsby Town fixture

Grimsby Town face a trip to Wrexham at Racecourse Ground on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Mighty Mariners will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2006, with Wrexham running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners 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:
2007/2008Sat 12 JanGrimsby Town1 - 0WrexhamLGE2
2006/2007Tue 20 FebGrimsby Town2 - 1WrexhamLGE2
2006/2007Tue 08 AugWrexham3 - 0Grimsby TownLGE2
2005/2006Sat 01 AprGrimsby Town2 - 0WrexhamLGE2
2005/2006Sat 31 DecWrexham1 - 2Grimsby TownLGE2
2003/2004Sat 06 MarWrexham3 - 0Grimsby TownLGE1
2003/2004Tue 20 JanGrimsby Town1 - 3WrexhamLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Wrexham have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.

The away form of Grimsby Town however, is much more impressive, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Mighty Mariners, and 7 goals against.

Wrexham find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 29 games have yielded only 24 points. Grimsby Town's 45 points from 33 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

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

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

Grimsby Town are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Wrexham. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Wrexham Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Grimsby Town Undefeated in last 8 away games.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.