FootyMAD's Grimsby Town match preview

Last updated : 29 August 2008 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 48 games played, The Red Imps have recorded 19 wins, and Grimsby Town have come away with 17 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Sincil Bank Stadium was less than a year ago, in September 2007, with Grimsby Town inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the The Red Imps in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 29 DecGrimsby Town1 - 0Lincoln CityLGE2
2007/2008Sat 22 SepLincoln City1-2Grimsby TownLGE2
2006/2007Sat 28 AprGrimsby Town0 - 0Lincoln CityLGE2
2006/2007Sat 16 DecLincoln City2 - 0Grimsby TownLGE2
2006/2007Tue 17 OctLincoln City0 - 0Grimsby TownASSM
2005/2006Tue 16 MayGrimsby Town2 - 1Lincoln CityD3PO
2005/2006Sat 13 MayLincoln City0 - 1Grimsby TownD3PO

Recent respective form guides

Lincoln City's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While The Red Imps have scored 9, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Grimsby Town is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Mighty Mariners have hit 5 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Lincoln City find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 0 points from their 3 matches. Grimsby Town find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 1 points from their 3 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Lincoln City61056133
Grimsby Town61143114

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from Lincoln City at home in recent games, and, though I cannot see a run starting here, I do think the The Red Imps will at least gain a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Lincoln City Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 5 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Grimsby Town Lost each of the previous 6 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.