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History of the Torquay United v Grimsby Town fixture

Torquay Utd. play host to Grimsby Town at Plainmoor on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 8 games played, Gulls have recorded 4 wins, and Grimsby Town have come away with 2 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Torquay Utd. was well over fifteen years ago, back in August 1989, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a Fourth Division match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 17 SepGrimsby Town3 - 0Torquay Utd.LGE2
1989/1990Sat 13 JanGrimsby Town0 - 0Torquay Utd.LGE2
1989/1990Sat 26 AugTorquay Utd.0-3Grimsby TownLGE2
1988/1989Sat 14 JanTorquay Utd.2 - 2Grimsby TownLGE2
1988/1989Sat 03 SepGrimsby Town1 - 0Torquay Utd.LGE2
1978/1979Sat 11 NovTorquay Utd.3 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
1978/1979Sat 02 SepGrimsby Town3 - 0Torquay Utd.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Torquay United haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 12 to 10.

The Mariners have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Mariners's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.

Torquay Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 23 points from 26 matches. Grimsby Town are holding the final promotion place in the Coca Cola League Two, and have accumulated 50 points from the 27 games they have played so far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Torquay Utd.61238115
Grimsby Town641110513

FootyMad's prediction ...

Torquay Utd. are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with Grimsby Town running out comfortable winners. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Torquay Utd. Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Grimsby Town Undefeated in last 4 away games.