Brighton prepare to entertain Grimsby Town at Withdean Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Seagulls have the slight edge, having won 7 of the 16 games compared to Grimsby's 5 wins.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Withdean Stadium was just last season, in September 2002, with Grimsby inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Seagulls 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:|
|2002/2003||Sun 04 May||Grimsby||2 - 2||Brighton||LD1|
|2002/2003||Sat 28 Sep||Brighton||1-2||Grimsby||LD1|
|1991/1992||Tue 10 Mar||Grimsby||0 - 1||Brighton||DIV2|
|1991/1992||Wed 06 Nov||Brighton||3 - 0||Grimsby||DIV2|
|1987/1988||Sat 19 Mar||Brighton||0 - 0||Grimsby||DIV3|
|1987/1988||Sat 31 Oct||Grimsby||0 - 1||Brighton||DIV3|
|1986/1987||Sat 03 Jan||Grimsby||1 - 2||Brighton||DIV2|
Recent respective form guides
Brighton & Hove Albion are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Seagulls, with 3 goals against.
Grimsby have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Mariners have hit 6 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Brighton are leading the way in the Nationwide League Division Two, with their 12 games giving them a return of 24 points. Grimsby see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division Two, showing a record of 15 points from their 12 games played so far,
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Its good news for Brighton fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Seagulls. Home win
|Brighton||Won 3 successive home games.|
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Grimsby||No sequences of note|