FM Preview: Grimsby Town v Lincoln City 01 Jan 2012

Last updated : 31 December 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Grimsby Town v Lincoln City fixture

Lincoln City face a trip to Grimsby Town at Blundell Park on Sunday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Red Imps will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 26 and win only 9 of the 49 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in February 2010, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Mon 26 Dec Lincoln City 1 - 2 Grimsby Town (Conference) Premier
2009/2010 Sat 20 Feb Grimsby Town 2-2 Lincoln City League Two
2009/2010 Sat 21 Nov Lincoln City 0 - 0 Grimsby Town League Two
2008/2009 Sat 07 Mar Grimsby Town 5 - 1 Lincoln City League Two
2008/2009 Sat 30 Aug Lincoln City 1 - 1 Grimsby Town League Two
2007/2008 Sat 29 Dec Grimsby Town 1 - 0 Lincoln City League Two
2007/2008 Sat 22 Sep Lincoln City 1 - 2 Grimsby Town League Two

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Recent respective form guides

Grimsby Town have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. In this time, Mighty Mariners have rattled up an impressive 17 goals, and conceded 6.

Lincoln City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Red Imps's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Grimsby Town see themselves just below half way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, showing a record of 35 points from their 25 games played so far,

Lincoln City find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 26 points from their 26 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Grimsby Town 6 3 2 1 11 7 11
Lincoln City 6 2 1 3 7 7 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Lincoln City have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Grimsby Town may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Grimsby Town 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Lincoln City 6 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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