FootyMAD's Grimsby Town match preview

Last updated : 24 March 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Lincoln City v Grimsby Town fixture

Lincoln City prepare to entertain Grimsby Town at Sincil Bank Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 43 games played, The Red Imps have recorded 17 wins, and Grimsby Town have come away with 15 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Sincil Bank Stadium was just last season, in December 2004, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Wed 28 DecGrimsby Town3 - 0Lincoln CityLGE2
2004/2005Sat 22 JanGrimsby Town2 - 4Lincoln CityLGE2
2004/2005Wed 29 DecLincoln City0-0Grimsby TownLGE2
2001/2002Tue 21 AugGrimsby Town2 - 1Lincoln CityLGEC
1989/1990Sat 31 MarGrimsby Town1 - 0Lincoln CityLGE2
1989/1990Sat 21 OctLincoln City1 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
1988/1989Mon 27 MarGrimsby Town1 - 0Lincoln CityLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Lincoln City are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the The Red Imps, with 6 goals against.

Grimsby Town have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Mariners's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Lincoln City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca Cola League Two, picking up 53 points from their 37 games so far. Grimsby Town are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 68 points from their 38 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Lincoln City632111811
Grimsby Town632110611

FootyMad's prediction ...

Lincoln City may be coming up against a decent side in Grimsby Town, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the The Red Imps. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Lincoln City Unbeaten in the last 11 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Grimsby Town Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
6 games since last defeat.