FootyMAD's Mansfield Town match preview

Last updated : 25 August 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Mansfield Town v Lincoln City fixture

Lincoln City face a trip to Mansfield Town at Field Mill on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 32 games played, The Red Imps have recorded 9 wins, and Mansfield Town have come away with 15 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2006, when they played out a goalless draw 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:
2005/2006Sat 08 AprLincoln City1 - 1Mansfield TownLGE2
2005/2006Mon 02 JanMansfield Town0 - 0Lincoln CityLGE2
2004/2005Sat 29 JanLincoln City2 - 0Mansfield TownLGE2
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

Recent respective form guides

Mansfield Town are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. While Stags have scored 5, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Lincoln City however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the The Red Imps, and 7 goals against.

Mansfield Town see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 6 points from their 4 games played so far, Lincoln City's total of 8 points from their 4 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League Two.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Mansfield Town62318109
Lincoln City622211118

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Red Imps's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Mansfield Town, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Mansfield Town Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Lincoln City 10 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.