History of the Grimsby Town v Barrow fixture
Barrow face a trip to Grimsby Town at Blundell Park on Saturday afternoon, with the intention of improving a poor record there. The have ended up losing on 13 of the 15 occasions the two teams have clashed.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Blundell Park was just last season, in October 2011, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 5-2 thriller, in a (Conference) Premier match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Tue 04 Sep||Barrow||2 - 2||Grimsby Town||(Conference) Premier|
|2011/2012||Tue 24 Jan||Barrow||2 - 2||Grimsby Town||(Conference) Premier|
|2011/2012||Tue 11 Oct||Grimsby Town||5-2||Barrow||(Conference) Premier|
|2010/2011||Sat 23 Apr||Barrow||0 - 2||Grimsby Town||(Conference) Premier|
|2010/2011||Sat 20 Nov||Grimsby Town||1 - 1||Barrow||(Conference) Premier|
|1971/1972||Sat 18 Dec||Grimsby Town||2 - 0||Barrow||Fourth Division|
|1971/1972||Sat 04 Sep||Barrow||0 - 0||Grimsby Town||Fourth Division|
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Recent respective form guides
Grimsby Town are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Mighty Mariners in those games, with 7 conceded.
Barrow have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Bluebirds have hit 6 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Grimsby Town's total of 65 points from their 38 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Blue Square (Conference) Premier.
Barrow are stuck down in the relegation zone of Blue Square (Conference) Premier with a return of just 40 points from their 38 games thus far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Mighty Mariners, as the Bluebirds have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Grimsby Town||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
|Barrow||Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
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