FootyMAD's Grimsby Town match preview

Last updated : 12 April 2008 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Grimsby Town v Rotherham United fixture

Rotherham U. travel to take on Grimsby Town at Blundell Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Millers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The last time the two teams met at Grimsby Town was back in October 2002, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Division One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 03 NovRotherham U.2 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
2007/2008Tue 09 OctRotherham U.1 - 1Grimsby TownASSM
2002/2003Tue 18 MarRotherham U.0 - 1Grimsby TownCHMP
2002/2003Sat 19 OctGrimsby Town0 - 0Rotherham U.CHMP
2001/2002Tue 29 JanRotherham U.1 - 1Grimsby TownCHMP
2001/2002Fri 05 OctGrimsby Town0 - 2Rotherham U.CHMP
1991/1992Tue 27 AugGrimsby Town1 - 0Rotherham U.LGEC

Recent respective form guides

Grimsby Town have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Rotherham is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While The Millers have hit 5 goals, 17 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Grimsby Town's 55 points from 41 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Rotherham see themselves just below half way in Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 52 points from their 42 games played so far, allowing for a ten point deduction for entering administration.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Grimsby Town620410126
Rotherham U.61146164

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Mighty Mariners, as The Millers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Grimsby Town4 games since last home draw.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Rotherham U.Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.