Northampton travel to take on Grimsby Town at Blundell Park on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 14 games played, Cobblers have recorded 5 wins, and Grimsby Town have come away with 7 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Grimsby Town was back in October 1997, over five years ago, the Mariners carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League Division Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Fri 08 Oct||Northampton||0 - 1||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Grimsby Town are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Mariners in those games, with 5 conceded.
Northampton have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Cobblers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 12 goals for and 10 against.
Grimsby Town find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 33 points from their 25 matches. Northampton are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 40 points from 25 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Northampton are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Grimsby Town. Away win
|Grimsby Town||Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
|Northampton||8 games since last away draw.|
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.