FootyMAD's Grimsby Town match preview

Last updated : 19 February 2010 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 26 and win only 9 of the 48 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2009, with Grimsby Town annihilating their visitors 5 - 1 in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 21 NovLincoln City0 - 0Grimsby TownLGE2
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

Recent respective form guides

Grimsby Town will be hoping to improve on their poor home form, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.

Lincoln City's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the The Red Imps have hit 4 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Grimsby Town are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League Two with a return of just 22 points from their 30 games thus far. Lincoln City are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 32 from their 30 matches played.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Grimsby Town6042354
Lincoln City6114594

FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Lincoln City on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Grimsby Town. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Grimsby Town Failed to win in previous 12 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 21 most recent games.
Lincoln City Not won in previous 4 away matches.