Several players are carrying knocks as the Cumbrians look for a fourth
straight league win. However, midfielder Mike Jones resumed after
illness and injury as a half-time replacement for Kris Twardek in last
Saturdays 1-0 victory at Yeovil, while skipper Danny Grainger has been
an unused substitute for the last two games following his return to
Defender Tom Miller is two to three weeks away, while midfielder Kelvin
Etuhu is facing around four more weeks on the sidelines.
Caretaker Grimsby boss Paul Wilkinson will once again be without
strikers Simeon Jack and Mallik Wilks. The pair are continuing their
recoveries from hamstring injuries which are set to sideline them for
Wilkinson made six changes for last weekends 1-0 home defeat by Exeter
with midfielder Mitch Rose among those selected following his return
from a three-match ban. Experienced defender Danny Collins also resumed
after a head injury, while midfielder Siriki Dembele was used as a late
substitute after proving his fitness.
Carlisle have won three of their last five Football League matches
against Grimsby (D1 L1), as many victories as in their previous 24 such
matches against the Mariners (D7 L14).
However, Grimsby have avoided defeat in three of their last four trips
to Carlisle in the Football League (W2 D1 L1); in fact, the Mariners
have scored in all but one of their last 14 trips there (22 goals in
Carlisle have scored 35 of their 50 league goals this season in the
second half of their games (70%), the highest such proportion in League
Two. In fact, 10 of their last 11 league goals have come in the second
half, including each of their last five.
Grimsby are winless in their last 14 matches in League Two (D4 L10), the
longest current streak without a victory in the Football League. They
have netted just five goals in this run having scored six in the
previous three prior (W3).
Of players yet to score a goal in League Two this season, Luke
Summerfield has had the most shots (45) and shots on target (12).
玩法 大分 指数 小分 进球数 大分(1.02) 2.5 小分(0.84)