FootyMAD Grimsby Town match preview

Last updated : 10 October 2003 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Brighton & Hove Albion v Grimsby Town fixture

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.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sun 04 MayGrimsby2 - 2BrightonLD1
2002/2003Sat 28 SepBrighton1-2GrimsbyLD1
1991/1992Tue 10 MarGrimsby0 - 1BrightonDIV2
1991/1992Wed 06 NovBrighton3 - 0GrimsbyDIV2
1987/1988Sat 19 MarBrighton0 - 0GrimsbyDIV3
1987/1988Sat 31 OctGrimsby0 - 1BrightonDIV3
1986/1987Sat 03 JanGrimsby1 - 2BrightonDIV2

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,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

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

Sequence statistics:
Brighton Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Grimsby No sequences of note