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:|
|2005/2006||Sat 04 Mar||Notts. County||2 - 2||Mansfield Town||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Mon 29 Aug||Mansfield Town||2 - 3||Notts. County||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Sat 05 Feb||Notts. County||0 - 1||Mansfield Town||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Sat 16 Oct||Mansfield Town||3 - 1||Notts. County||LGE2|
|2002/2003||Sat 08 Feb||Mansfield Town||3 - 2||Notts. County||LGE1|
|2002/2003||Sat 09 Nov||Notts. County||2 - 2||Mansfield Town||LGE1|
|2001/2002||Tue 21 Aug||Mansfield Town||3 - 4||Notts. County||LGEC|
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.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
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
|Mansfield Town||No sequences of note|
|Notts. County||3 successive away victories.|
4 games since last away draw.
8 games since last defeat.