FootyMAD's Grimsby Town match preview

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History of the Notts. County v Grimsby Town fixture

Notts. County prepare to entertain Grimsby Town at Meadow Lane on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Magpies are clearly on top, winning 54.05% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Meadow Lane was less than a year ago, in April 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Mon 13 AprNotts. County0-2Grimsby TownLGE2
2008/2009Fri 26 DecGrimsby Town0 - 1Notts. CountyLGE2
2007/2008Sat 02 FebNotts. County1 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
2007/2008Sat 11 AugGrimsby Town1 - 1Notts. CountyLGE2
2006/2007Sat 31 MarNotts. County2 - 0Grimsby TownLGE2
2006/2007Sat 21 OctGrimsby Town0 - 2Notts. CountyLGE2
2005/2006Sat 04 FebNotts. County0 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Notts. County have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Magpies in those games, with 4 conceded.

The away form of Grimsby Town is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. Mighty Mariners have conceded 6 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Notts. County's total of 34 points from their 21 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League Two. Grimsby Town are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League Two with a return of just 17 points from their 22 games thus far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Notts. County631210510
Grimsby Town6051255

FootyMad's prediction ...

With the Magpies being in decent shape at home at the moment, I am pleased to predict that this match should result in nothing other than a comfortable home win. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Notts. County Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Grimsby Town Previous 4 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 4 games.
No win in the 13 most recent games.