FootyMAD's Grimsby Town match preview

Last updated : 21 November 2003 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Brentford v Grimsby Town fixture

Brentford play host to Grimsby Town at Griffin Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bees are clearly on top, winning 59.26% of the games played between the two.

The last time the two teams met at Brentford was back in August 1997, over five years ago, with Brentford running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a League Division Two match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
1997/1998Sat 17 JanGrimsby4 - 0BrentfordLD2
1997/1998Sat 30 AugBrentford3-1GrimsbyLD2
1992/1993Tue 23 MarGrimsby0 - 1BrentfordLD1
1992/1993Sat 02 JanBrentford0 - 2GrimsbyFAC
1992/1993Sat 21 NovBrentford1 - 3GrimsbyLD1
1990/1991Sat 16 MarGrimsby2 - 0BrentfordDIV3
1990/1991Sat 29 SepBrentford1 - 0GrimsbyDIV3

Recent respective form guides

Brentford have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Bees in those games, with 7 conceded.

Grimsby have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Mariners have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Brentford see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division Two, showing a record of 26 points from their 18 games played so far, Grimsby find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 23 points from their 18 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Brentford may be coming up against a decent side in Grimsby, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Bees. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Brentford Won 3 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Grimsby Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.