FM Preview: Braintree Town v Mansfield Town 13 Apr 2013

Last updated : 12 April 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Braintree Town v Mansfield Town fixture

Braintree Town prepare to entertain Mansfield Town at Cressing Road on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The two sides drew on their own previous meeting.

The only previous meeting between Braintree Town and Mansfield Town at Cressing Road was just last season, in August 2011, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 15 Sep Mansfield Town 2 - 0 Braintree Tn. (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 03 Dec Mansfield Town 4 - 1 Braintree Tn. (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 20 Aug Braintree Tn. 1-1 Mansfield Town (Conference) Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Braintree Town are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Iron's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

The away form of Mansfield Town however, is much more impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. Those games have seen the Stags pummel 11 goals, and let in 4.

Braintree Town's 58 points from 42 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Mansfield Town are leading the way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, with their 43 games giving them a return of 89 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Braintree Town 6 3 0 3 9 9 9
Mansfield Town 6 5 0 1 14 3 15

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Iron of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Mansfield Town, who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Braintree Town 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Mansfield Town 13 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 27 outings ago.

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