FootyMAD's Grimsby Town match preview

Last updated : 20 November 2009 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 49 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 just last season, in August 2008, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline 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 07 MarGrimsby Town5 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
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

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. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.

The away form of Grimsby Town is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Mighty Mariners have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Lincoln City are currently lying in 20th place in Coca-Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 17 from their 16 matches played. Grimsby Town are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League Two with a return of just 12 points from their 16 games thus far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Lincoln City6222668
Grimsby Town60244122

FootyMad's prediction ...

Lincoln City are not exactly setting the world alight at Sincil Bank Stadium at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Grimsby Town in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Lincoln City Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Grimsby Town Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 7 most recent games.