FootyMAD's Grimsby Town match preview

Last updated : 21 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Grimsby Town v Lincoln City fixture

Lincoln City pack their bags to visit Grimsby Town at Blundell Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Red Imps will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 22 and win only 8 of the 42 games.

The previous match played between the two at Blundell Park was more than three years back, in August 2001, the Mariners carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a League Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Wed 29 DecLincoln City0 - 0Grimsby TownLGE2
2001/2002Tue 21 AugGrimsby Town2 - 1Lincoln CityLC
1989/1990Sat 31 MarGrimsby Town1 - 0Lincoln CityLGE2
1989/1990Sat 21 OctLincoln City1 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
1988/1989Mon 27 MarGrimsby Town1 - 0Lincoln CityLGE2
1988/1989Mon 26 DecLincoln City2 - 2Grimsby TownLGE2
1976/1977Fri 08 AprGrimsby Town1 - 2Lincoln CityLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Grimsby Town 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 Mariners in those games, with 6 conceded.

Lincoln City have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. The The Red Imps's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Grimsby Town see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 36 points from their 27 games played so far, Lincoln City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 39 from their 27 games so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Grimsby Town6231749
Lincoln City6222448

FootyMad's prediction ...

Lincoln City are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Blundell Park with a well-deserved point. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Grimsby Town Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Lincoln City 9 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.