FootyMAD's Mansfield Town match preview

Last updated : 16 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Mansfield Town v Crawley Town fixture

Crawley Town face a trip to Mansfield Town at Field Mill 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:
2008/2009Sat 13 SepCrawley Town2 - 1Mansfield TownCONF

Recent respective form guides

Mansfield Town's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The Stags's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

The away form of Crawley 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 12 goals for the Reds, and 6 goals against.

Mansfield Town are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 27 points from 25 matches. Crawley Town lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 42 from their 26 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Mansfield Town62047116
Crawley Town642014414

FootyMad's prediction ...

Reds have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Field Mill with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Mansfield Town 7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Crawley Town Undefeated in last 5 away games.
10 games since last defeat.