FootyMAD's Mansfield Town match preview

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History of the Crawley Town v Mansfield Town fixture

Crawley Town prepare to entertain Mansfield Town at Broadfield Stadium on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Reds won the only previous game contested between the two.

The only previous meeting between Crawley Town and Mansfield Town at was just last season, in September 2008, the Reds carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a (Conference) Premier match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 08 AugMansfield Town4 - 0Crawley TownCONF
2008/2009Sat 17 JanMansfield Town1 - 0Crawley TownCONF
2008/2009Sat 13 SepCrawley Town2-1Mansfield TownCONF

Recent respective form guides

Crawley Town have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Reds in those games, with 5 conceded.

Mansfield Town have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Stags have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Crawley Town's 25 points from 18 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Mansfield Town's total of 33 points from their 18 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Blue Square (Conference) Premier.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crawley Town6213677
Mansfield Town63218711

FootyMad's prediction ...

Crawley Town are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of Mansfield Town will prove too much for the homesters. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Crawley Town 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Mansfield Town Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.