FM Preview: Lincoln City v Grimsby Town 26 Dec 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Sunday, 25th December 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Lincoln City and Grimsby Town at 13:00 on 26th December 2011 in the (Conference) Premier.
History of the Lincoln City v Grimsby Town fixture
Lincoln City are ready to welcome Grimsby Town to Sincil Bank Stadium at lunchtime on Monday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 50 games played, Red Imps have recorded 19 wins, and Grimsby Town have come away with 17 victories.
The previous match played between the two at Sincil Bank Stadium was within the last three years, in November 2009, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|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|
|2006/2007||Sat 28 Apr||Grimsby Town||0 - 0||Lincoln City||League Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Lincoln City 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, 9 to 8.
Grimsby Town have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Mighty Mariners's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Lincoln City find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 26 points from their 25 matches.
Grimsby Town see themselves just below half way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, showing a record of 32 points from their 24 games played so far,
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
With Lincoln City only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. No-score draw
|Lincoln City||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Grimsby Town||Undefeated in last 4 away games.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here