FM Preview: Gateshead v Grimsby Town 26 Mar 2013

Last updated : 25 March 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Gateshead v Grimsby Town fixture

Gateshead prepare to entertain Grimsby Town at Gateshead International Stadium on Tuesday evening, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The majority of those games have been won by the Tynesiders.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gateshead International Stadium was just last season, in August 2011, the Tynesiders carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 25 Sep Grimsby Town 3 - 0 Gateshead (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Mon 09 Apr Grimsby Town 2 - 0 Gateshead (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Mon 29 Aug Gateshead 1-0 Grimsby Town (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Tue 22 Mar Grimsby Town 2 - 2 Gateshead (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Tue 21 Sep Gateshead 0 - 0 Grimsby Town (Conference) Premier
1955/1956 Sat 21 Jan Gateshead 2 - 0 Grimsby Town Third Division (North)
1955/1956 Sat 17 Sep Grimsby Town 3 - 1 Gateshead Third Division (North)

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Recent respective form guides

Gateshead have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Tynesiders in those games, with 8 conceded.

Grimsby Town have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. Mighty Mariners have conceded 6 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Gateshead are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 44 points from 37 matches.

Grimsby Town's total of 64 points from their 37 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
Gateshead 6 3 1 2 10 8 10
Grimsby Town 6 2 0 4 5 8 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Gateshead are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Gateshead Won 3 successive home games.
11 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Grimsby Town Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 4 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

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