FootyMAD's Grimsby Town match preview

Last updated : 26 September 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Grimsby Town v Notts. County fixture

Notts. County face a trip to Grimsby Town at Blundell Park on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Magpies will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 20 and win only 4 of the 35 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2004, as the Mariners edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 16 AprNotts. County2 - 2Grimsby TownLGE2
2004/2005Tue 07 DecGrimsby Town3 - 2Notts. CountyLGE2
2003/2004Tue 02 MarNotts. County3 - 1Grimsby TownLGE1
2003/2004Tue 21 OctGrimsby Town2 - 0Notts. CountyLGE1
1994/1995Sat 22 AprNotts. County0 - 2Grimsby TownCHMP
1994/1995Sat 28 JanGrimsby Town2 - 1Notts. CountyCHMP
1993/1994Sat 02 AprNotts. County2 - 1Grimsby TownCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Grimsby Town have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Mariners in those games, with 5 conceded.

Notts. County have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Magpies have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Grimsby Town are leading the way in the Coca Cola League Two, with their 10 games giving them a return of 20 points. Notts. County are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 17 points from 10 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Grimsby Town64119513
Notts. County6231769

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Mariners, as the Magpies have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Grimsby Town6 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Notts. CountyNot won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.