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Eastleigh will be hosting away team Grimsby Town at Silverlake Stadium in the National League tie on Sunday.
All Eastleigh v Grimsby Town match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below (plus the best game odds).
Eastleigh go into this fixture following on from a 4-4 National League drawn game versus Grimsby Town.
For Eastleigh, the scorers were Danny Whitehall (54'), Sam Smart (56'), Jake Hesketh (71') and Tyrone Barnett (90'). Jordan Maguire-Drew (31') and Emmanuel Dieseruvwe (44', 60', 86') scored for Grimsby Town.
It’s not been often in recent times that Eastleigh have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The reality is that Eastleigh have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 matches, giving up 11 goals during that time.
Coming into this clash, Eastleigh have not won at home in their last 5 league games. Their fans aren't happy.
In their previous 6 clashes, Grimsby Town have amassed a tally of 9 goals. Grimsby Town have additionally got on the scoresheet in every single one of those games. Over that period, they have had 7 goals go against them. While that may be of interest, we must now wait to see whether that pattern will continue on in this next match or not.
Head to head
An inspection of their past head to head meetings going back to 21/03/2015 shows that these fixtures have been pretty painful for Eastleigh. They have not managed to register any victories whatsoever whereas Grimsby Town have simply been better than them, winning in 83% of those matches played.
12 goals were shared by the two clubs throughout the course of those matches, with 2 from The Spitfires and 10 being from The Mariners. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.
The previous league fixture between these sides was National League match day 7 on 18/09/2021 which finished with the scoreline of Grimsby Town 2-0 Eastleigh.
The match was refereed by Gareth Rhodes.
Team News: Eastleigh
The Eastleigh manager Lee Bradbury has no fitness concerns at all coming into this clash thanks to a completely healthy squad available to select from.
Team News: Grimsby Town
Owing to a fully injury-free group available to select from, the Grimsby Town boss Paul Hurst has zero fitness concerns to report before this game. Luke Waterfall will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
We feel that Eastleigh could find themselves struggling to find the net against this Grimsby Town team who should get the win and a maybe even keep a clean sheet as well.
We’re therefore anticipating a good battle with a 0-1 win for Grimsby Town at the end of the 90 minutes.
Let’s see how this one goes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Silverlake Stadium (5,192)
Captain: Danny Hollands
Chairman: Kenny Amor
Manager: Lee Bradbury
Competitions: National League position 19
⭐ Star Man: Harry Pritchard
Generally taking up the Left Attacking Midfielder position, Harry Pritchard was born in England. After having played his first senior match for Maidenhead United in the 2017 - 2018 season, the skilful Midfielder has scored a sum of 6 league goals in the National League 2021 - 2022 campaign to date from a total of 39 appearances.