Northampton play host to Grimsby Town at Sixfields on Friday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 8 wins out of 12 previous matches.
The last time the two teams met at Northampton was back in February 1998, over five years ago, the Cobblers carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Division Two match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|1997/1998||Sat 28 Feb||Northampton||2-1||Grimsby Town||LGE1|
|1997/1998||Sat 11 Oct||Grimsby Town||1 - 0||Northampton||LGE1|
|1987/1988||Sat 26 Mar||Grimsby Town||2 - 2||Northampton||LGE1|
|1987/1988||Sat 24 Oct||Northampton||2 - 1||Grimsby Town||LGE1|
|1978/1979||Tue 24 Apr||Northampton||1 - 2||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|1978/1979||Tue 17 Oct||Grimsby Town||4 - 3||Northampton||LGE2|
|1977/1978||Sat 25 Mar||Grimsby Town||0 - 1||Northampton||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Northampton Town have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The Cobblers's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.
The away form of Grimsby Town is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Mariners have hit 4 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Northampton see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 14 points from their 11 games played so far, Grimsby Town see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 14 points from their 11 games played so far,
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that Cobblers's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Grimsby Town. Home Win
|Northampton||No sequences of note|
|Grimsby Town||10 games since last away draw.|
No win in the 2 most recent games.