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History of the Mansfield Town v Milton Keynes Dons fixture

Milton Keynes face a trip to Mansfield Town at Field Mill on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 5 games played, The Dons have recorded 1 wins, and Mansfield Town have come away with 2 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2006, the Stags carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a League Two match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Tue 20 FebMilton Keynes1 - 1Mansfield TownLGE2
2006/2007Tue 08 AugMansfield Town2 - 1Milton KeynesLGE2
1987/1988Sat 30 JanMansfield Town1 - 2WimbledonFAC
1982/1983Tue 05 AprMansfield Town2 - 2WimbledonLGE2
1982/1983Mon 27 DecWimbledon1 - 1Mansfield TownLGE2
1980/1981Tue 30 SepWimbledon2 - 1Mansfield TownLGE2
1980/1981Mon 15 SepMansfield Town1 - 0WimbledonLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Mansfield Town's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Stags have scored 8, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Milton Keynes however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the The Dons, and 8 goals against.

Mansfield Town find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 8 games have yielded only 4 points. Milton Keynes are leading the way in the Coca-Cola League Two, with their 8 games giving them a return of 16 points.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Mansfield Town61056103
Milton Keynes640212612

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Dons have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Field Mill with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Mansfield Town Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 5 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Milton Keynes 4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.