FootyMAD's Grimsby Town match preview

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History of the Swindon Town v Grimsby Town fixture

Swindon Town are ready to welcome Grimsby Town to County Ground on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having taken all the points from 14 of the 20 contests.

The previous match played between the two at County Ground was within the last three years, in March 2004, with Swindon Town running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League Division Two match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Wed 17 MarSwindon Town2-0Grimsby TownLGE1
2003/2004Tue 16 SepGrimsby Town1 - 2Swindon TownLGE1
1999/2000Sat 05 FebSwindon Town0 - 1Grimsby TownCHMP
1999/2000Mon 30 AugGrimsby Town1 - 0Swindon TownCHMP
1998/1999Sat 24 AprSwindon Town2 - 0Grimsby TownCHMP
1998/1999Sat 28 NovGrimsby Town1 - 0Swindon TownCHMP
1996/1997Sat 25 JanSwindon Town3 - 3Grimsby TownCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Swindon Town have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Robins in those games, with 5 conceded.

The away form of Grimsby Town is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Mariners have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Swindon Town are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 25 points from 13 games. Grimsby Town find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 15 points from their 13 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Swindon Town6141667
Grimsby Town6213797

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Swindon Town Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 4 games.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Grimsby Town No sequences of note