FM Preview: Forest Green Rovers v Grimsby Town 05 Mar 2013

Last updated : 04 March 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Forest Green Rovers v Grimsby Town fixture

Forest Green Rovers prepare to entertain Grimsby Town at The New Lawn on Tuesday evening, hoping to break their duck against the visitors. Out of their two previous meetings, the Rovers have drawn one game and lost the other.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The New Lawn was just last season, in September 2011, with Grimsby Town inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Rovers in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 08 Sep Grimsby Town 1 - 0 Forest Green (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 10 Mar Grimsby Town 2 - 1 Forest Green (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 03 Sep Forest Green 0-1 Grimsby Town (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Tue 22 Feb Grimsby Town 1 - 1 Forest Green (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Thu 07 Oct Forest Green 3 - 3 Grimsby Town (Conference) Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Forest Green Rovers have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.

The away form of Grimsby Town however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Mighty Mariners, and 4 goals against.

Forest Green Rovers lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 57 points from their 35 games so far.

Grimsby Town's total of 61 points from their 32 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Blue Square (Conference) Premier.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Forest Green Rovers 6 2 2 2 6 5 8
Grimsby Town 6 4 1 1 11 5 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Forest Green Rovers's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Grimsby Town. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Forest Green Rovers 4 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Grimsby Town Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

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