FootyMAD's Grimsby Town match preview

Last updated : 06 March 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Grimsby Town v Lincoln City fixture

Lincoln City face a trip to 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 25 and win only 9 of the 47 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2007, the Mighty Mariners carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League Two match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 30 AugLincoln City1 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
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

Recent respective form guides

Grimsby Town's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Lincoln City's away form is none too clever either, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the The Red Imps, and 8 goals against.

Grimsby Town are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League Two with a return of just 23 points from their 34 games thus far. Lincoln City's 44 points from 32 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Grimsby Town60156121
Lincoln City632110611

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Red Imps have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Blundell Park with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Grimsby Town Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Latest 5 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 9 most recent games.
Lincoln City Undefeated in last 5 away games.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.