FM Preview: Barrow v Mansfield Town 06 Apr 2013

Last updated : 05 April 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Barrow v Mansfield Town fixture

Barrow prepare to entertain Mansfield Town at Holker Street on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bluebirds are clearly on top, having won 14 and lost only 5 of the 26 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Holker Street was just last season, in September 2011, with Mansfield Town inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the Bluebirds in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 09 Feb Mansfield Town 8 - 1 Barrow (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 17 Mar Mansfield Town 7 - 0 Barrow (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 17 Sep Barrow 2-3 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Tue 12 Apr Mansfield Town 1 - 1 Barrow (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sat 19 Feb Barrow 2 - 2 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier
2009/2010 Tue 29 Sep Barrow 3 - 1 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier
2009/2010 Tue 18 Aug Mansfield Town 4 - 1 Barrow (Conference) Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Barrow have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Mansfield Town however, is much more impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Stags, and 2 goals against.

Barrow are stuck down in the relegation zone of Blue Square (Conference) Premier with a return of just 42 points from their 40 games thus far.

Mansfield Town are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 80 points from 39 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Barrow 6 1 3 2 4 6 6
Mansfield Town 6 6 0 0 14 2 18

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Bluebirds of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Mansfield Town, who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Barrow Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Mansfield Town 5 successive away victories.
10 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 11 matches.
Last drawn game 23 outings ago.

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