FootyMAD's Grimsby Town match preview

Last updated : 18 April 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Bradford City v Grimsby Town fixture

Bradford City play host to Grimsby Town at Coral Windows Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 28 games played, Bantams have recorded 13 wins, and Grimsby Town have come away with 8 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Bradford City was back in August 2002, over five years ago, 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 27 OctGrimsby Town1 - 1Bradford CityLGE2
2002/2003Sat 25 JanGrimsby Town1 - 2Bradford CityCHMP
2002/2003Sat 24 AugBradford City0-0Grimsby TownCHMP
2001/2002Sat 02 FebGrimsby Town0 - 1Bradford CityCHMP
2001/2002Sat 29 SepBradford City3 - 2Grimsby TownCHMP
1998/1999Sat 03 AprBradford City3 - 0Grimsby TownCHMP
1998/1999Sat 02 JanBradford City2 - 1Grimsby TownFAC

Recent respective form guides

Bradford City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The Mighty Mariners have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Mighty Mariners, and 6 goals against.

Bradford City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 59 points from their 43 games so far. Grimsby Town see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 55 points from their 43 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bradford City63219611
Grimsby Town61054103

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that Bantams's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Grimsby Town. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Bradford City Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Grimsby Town Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 5 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.