FM Preview: Grimsby Town v Crawley Town 22 Jan 2011

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History of the Grimsby Town v Crawley Town fixture

Crawley Town face a trip to Grimsby Town at Blundell Park on Saturday afternoon, for the first time in their history, and will be hoping to give their new opponents the runaround.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 14 AugCrawley Town0 - 1Grimsby TownCONF

Recent respective form guides

Grimsby Town have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Mighty Mariners, with 7 goals against.

The Reds have had a decent run of form away from home recently, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Those games have seen the Reds pummel 14 goals, and let in 4.

Grimsby Town find themselves in a respectable 8th position, courtesy of the 38 points they have accumulated from 25 games. Crawley Town are leading the way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, with their 23 games giving them a return of 52 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Grimsby Town63031699
Crawley Town650112415

FootyMad's prediction ...

Crawley Town are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Grimsby Town. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Grimsby Town Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Crawley Town 5 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 5 matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.