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Grimsby vs Forest Green Prediction, Tips & Stats

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            Grimsby to win 2-0 @ 9/1
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            Last updated 19/04/2024

            Grimsby vs Forest Green Prediction, Tips & Stats

            Grimsby Town and Forest Green Rovers face off at Blundell Park this weekend in a League Two encounter with far more riding on it than the simple three points. Both sides, currently dwelling in the relegation zone, are in desperate need of a win to avoid sinking deeper into the mire.

            The history between these teams adds a layer of drama to the occasion. Despite facing each other 22 times since 2010, the rivalry remains remarkably close. Grimsby holds a narrow lead with 10 wins compared to Forest Green's 7, with the remaining 5 encounters ending in draws.

            Their most recent meeting, a thrilling 2-2 draw last November, showcased the competitive spirit that typically defines this fixture.Currently occupying the 22nd and 23rd positions in the League Two table, both Grimsby and Forest Green find themselves staring down the barrel of relegation.

            Manager David Artell will be looking for a response from his Grimsby side, who have struggled for consistency all season. Their home advantage may prove crucial in securing a much-needed win.

            While Forest Green, under Steve Cotterill's leadership, have established a reputation for their attacking prowess, their recent form has been worrying. Losing three of their last five games has raised concerns about their ability to maintain their challenge for promotion.

            This clash presents a golden opportunity for both teams to turn their fortunes around. Grimsby will be desperate to harness the home crowd's support and channel their desire for survival into a committed performance. Forest Green, meanwhile, must rediscover their winning ways and remain focused on clawing their way out of the relegation zone.

            Ultimately, the outcome of this match could determine the future of both clubs. For Grimsby, victory could be the spark needed to ignite their survival fight, while for Forest Green, three points would provide a much-needed boost in their bid to climb back up the table. The desperation on both sides promises to make this a fiercely contested encounter at Blundell Park.

            It is the home side who come into this weekend as heavy favourites at the bookies and are currently priced @ 19/20, whilst an away win for Forest Green is priced @ 5/2 and a draw is @ 5/2. We are backing Grismby to win 2-0.

            Grimsby Team News

            David Artell does not have any new injury concerns to deal with coming into this weekend but he may make some wholesale changes to the side that drew against Morecambe last time out.

            Forest Green Team News

            Steve Cotterill does not have any new injury worries or suspensions ahead of this weekend’s game.