Our betting experts preview the League Two match between Mansfield and Grimsby and offer team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
Mansfield come up against visiting side Grimsby in a League Two fixture this coming Wednesday at One Call Stadium.
Mansfield approach the next League Two round as number 8 in the table, having claimed 56 points this season so far. With 35 games behind them, Grimsby amassed 45 points, placing them as number 15 before their next fixture.
Mansfield vs Grimsby Preview
Mansfield added four points to the standings in their previous three matches, where they first beat AFC Wimbledon 1-3. They were then defeated 1-0 against Northampton, before drawing 1-1 against Stockport County. Nigel Clough’s side only pulled off two wins from a possible six in recent League Two matches on home soil. Of the remaining four matches, they drew two and lost two, as they scored 12 and conceded 11 goals.
Despite losing their latest outing, results have generally been decent in the last three matches for Grimsby. They first took out Rochdale by 1-0 before downing Sutton United by 0-1. The winning streak came to an end against Brighton, who ran out 5-0 winners. Paul Hurst’s squad won half of their previous six away matches in League Two, as well as seeing zero draws and suffering three defeats. They scored seven goals whilst conceding ten.
Mansfield vs Grimsby Stats
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Mansfield and Grimsby. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- In 11 of the last 13 home matches Mansfield played, both teams scored
- Mansfield have scored in 19 of the last 21 home matches
- Mansfield have scored in 15 of the last 17 matches
- Mansfield have conceded in 11 of the last 13 home matches
- Mansfield have not lost 7 of the last 9 matches
- In 11 of the last 12 Grimsby matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Grimsby have conceded in 13 of the last 15 away matches
- In the last 6 Grimsby away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 7 of the last 9 Grimsby away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In the last 4 Grimsby matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
Mansfield vs Grimsby – Players in Form
John McAtee shows decent form right now for Grimsby, as he scored two goals in his last four games in League Two. The visitors need more from him, though, when facing Mansfield, who are strong favourites on Wednesday. Siding with Davis Keillor-Dunn also looks like a nice prospect as he scored three goals in his last six League Two matches.
Mansfield vs Grimsby Betting Tips
Mansfield won three of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments, while drawing three and losing four as well. Grimsby won four from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew one and lost five in this run.
Both teams to score
Grimsby managed the first goal of the game in only four of those 10 previous games played. Meanwhile, Mansfield were first on target in five of their last 10 outings. Grimsby have scored in 8 consecutive meetings with Mansfield when playing away from home.
Mansfield witnessed over 2.5 goals in four of their previous ten matches across all tournaments in which they averaged two goals a game. Over 2.5 goals appeared in five of the last ten matches that Grimsby played across all tournaments. They scored one time on average in the process.
Match predictions: Mansfield vs Grimsby
To sum up, the upcoming match between Mansfield and Grimsby seems to be a good betting opportunity.