FootyMAD's Grimsby Town match preview

Last updated : 30 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Bradford City v Grimsby Town fixture

Bradford City prepare to entertain Grimsby Town at Coral Windows Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 29 games played, Bantams have recorded 14 wins, and Grimsby Town have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Coral Windows Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2008, the Bantams carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Two match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Fri 24 OctGrimsby Town1 - 3Bradford CityLGE2
2007/2008Sat 19 AprBradford City2-1Grimsby TownLGE2
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

Recent respective form guides

Bradford City losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. These games have seen the Bantams score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

Grimsby Town have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Mighty Mariners's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Bradford City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 42 points from their 27 games so far. Grimsby Town are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 21 points from 26 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bradford City6141857
Grimsby Town6222878

FootyMad's prediction ...

Bradford City are not exactly setting the world alight at Coral Windows Stadium at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Grimsby Town in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Bradford City Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Grimsby Town 4 games since last defeat.