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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 Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Magpies will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 21 and win only 4 of the 36 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2005, as they swept to an impressive 4 - 0 win 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:
2005/2006Sat 04 FebNotts. County0 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
2005/2006Tue 27 SepGrimsby Town4 - 0Notts. CountyLGE2
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

Recent respective form guides

Grimsby Town have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Mariners have scored 6, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Notts. County however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Magpies's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.

Grimsby Town are currently lying in 20th place in Coca-Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 15 from their 14 matches played. Notts. County's total of 24 points from their 14 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League Two.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Grimsby Town61235115
Notts. County6222668

FootyMad's prediction ...

Magpies have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Blundell Park with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Grimsby Town 5 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Notts. County Undefeated in last 5 away games.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.