FootyMAD's Mansfield Town match preview

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History of the Mansfield Town v Notts. County fixture

Notts. County face a trip to Mansfield Town at Field Mill on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 19 games played, Magpies have recorded 7 wins, and Mansfield Town have come away with 9 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2005, with Notts. County inflicting a narrow 2 - 3 defeat upon the Stags 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 MarNotts. County2 - 2Mansfield TownLGE2
2005/2006Mon 29 AugMansfield Town2 - 3Notts. CountyLGE2
2004/2005Sat 05 FebNotts. County0 - 1Mansfield TownLGE2
2004/2005Sat 16 OctMansfield Town3 - 1Notts. CountyLGE2
2002/2003Sat 08 FebMansfield Town3 - 2Notts. CountyLGE1
2002/2003Sat 09 NovNotts. County2 - 2Mansfield TownLGE1
2001/2002Tue 21 AugMansfield Town3 - 4Notts. CountyLGEC

Recent respective form guides

Mansfield Town are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 10.

The away form of Notts. County however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Magpies, and 4 goals against.

Mansfield Town find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 13 points from their 12 matches. Notts. County's total of 23 points from their 12 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
Mansfield Town61144114
Notts. County64207314

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Mansfield Town No sequences of note
Notts. County 3 successive away victories.
4 games since last away draw.
8 games since last defeat.