Their next EFL Trophy meeting sees Grimsby Town take on Accrington Stanley on Tuesday.
Grimsby Town prepare for this match after a 1-1 draw against Stevenage in League Two. Niall Maher was the only player to score for Grimsby Town (91′). Jake Reeves (79′) scores for Stevenage. Grimsby Town have been ineffective in attack in recent games. The total number of goals scored against their opponents in the last 6 matches is just 4. Grimsby Town also scored 8 goals in this game.
Accrington Stanley come into this game on the back of a 0-1 league win against Cambridge United in their previous match. Accrington Stanley’s only scorer is Harvey Rodgers (45′).
Statistics don’t lie. Accrington Stanley have scored in 5 of their last 6 matches and their opponents have scored a total of 11 goals. From the back, some of Accrington Stanley’s problems were evident. However, this pattern may not continue in this game.
We think Accrington Stanley and Grimsby Town could be level here as both teams can score.
A draw seems like a realistic possibility, but we’ll see what happens. That’s why we predicted a very even game with a final score of 1-1.
Looking at their previous head to head dated 30/10/2009, we can see that Grimsby Town have won 3 and Accrington Stanley 1, with a draw record of 2.
A total of 19 goals were scored in those games, 10 for the Mariners and 9 for Stanley. That’s an average number of goals per game of 3.17.
The previous league game between these teams was on 30/12/2017, Matchday 25 of League Two, which ended with Grimsby Town 0:3 against Accrington Stanley.
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Grimsby Town manager Paul Hurst will be grateful he has no fitness worries to go into this game with a completely injury-free squad to choose from.
With a squad completely injury free, Accrington Stanley boss John Coleman has no fitness issues in this game.
Sky Sports will be broadcasting this match.