FootyMAD's Mansfield Town match preview

Last updated : 28 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Lincoln City v Mansfield Town fixture

Lincoln City prepare to entertain Mansfield Town at Sincil Bank Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 26 games played, The Red Imps have recorded 11 wins, and Mansfield Town have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Sincil Bank Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2004, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-1 thriller, in a League Division Three match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 02 OctMansfield Town2 - 2Lincoln CityLGE2
2003/2004Sat 13 MarLincoln City4-1Mansfield TownLGE2
2003/2004Sat 13 DecMansfield Town1 - 2Lincoln CityLGE2
2001/2002Tue 12 FebLincoln City1 - 4Mansfield TownLGE2
2001/2002Sat 08 SepMansfield Town2 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2000/2001Sat 03 MarMansfield Town0 - 2Lincoln CityLGE2
2000/2001Sat 30 SepLincoln City0 - 2Mansfield TownLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Lincoln City are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the The Red Imps in those games, with 4 conceded.

Mansfield Town have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Stags's have scored 7 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 42 points from their 28 games so far. Mansfield Town see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 37 points from their 28 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Lincoln City63218511
Mansfield Town6231549

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Mansfield Town is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the The Red Imps in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Lincoln City Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Mansfield Town Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.