United of Manchester receive Grantham Town as clear favourites: Full football preview

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Competition: England Non League Premier: Northern
Competition: Sat 16.October
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: Broadhurst Park (4400 seats)

United of Manchester are hosting Grantham Town for yet another highly important match following their 0-1 result versus 7th-placed Lancaster City.

Insights:
  • United of Manchester have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • Grantham Town have the most conceded goals (37) in Non League Premier: Northern

It’s busy days for these teams as both were in action only a few days ago. There’s no rest for the wicked, or in this case; no rest for Manchester and Grantham Town.

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United of Manchester form and stats

United of Manchester have collected 13 points from their Non League Premier: Northern home games so far after 4-1-2.

M. Potts was the last player to score a league goal for Manchester and it's becoming a more and more distant memory as United of Manchester haven't scored in 219 minutes.

United of Manchester faced defeat in their previous match, away at Lancaster City (0-1).

Before that game, the home loss against Nantwich Town with the scoreline 0-2.

Manchester are believed to win this game, given a winning chance of about 70% by the bookmakers. We have checked our records for their performance in similar circumstances and found four matches and the win/draw/lost stats: Won four, drew zero and lost zero.

Manchester can score goals in their home matches. After 7 league matches they have found the net 15 times. Manchester have only conceded 6 from their league home games. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Grantham Town form and stats

The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for Grantham Town so far with only 7 points returning home. The records show 2-1-4 (win-draw-lose). Three has not been a lucky number for Grantham as they have been defeated three times in a row since the Witton Albion match.

Grantham's previous game was their home loss versus Matlock Town (1-3).

A loss against Bamber Bridge was the result prior to that, in a home game.

We have done a similar check as we did with the hometeam, looking up recent matches where Grantham Town played away with similar odds. This revealed four games. The visitors overcame the odds to win zero times, four were draws and the home team won as expected zero times.

Grantham Town have scored 9 goals on their travels this season, from 7 away games in the league. Grantham Town have conceded 17 goals in these games.

Head 2 Head

United of Manchester-Grantham Town H2H statistics last eight meetings regardless of arena: United of Manchester seven wins, Grantham Town one win, zero draws. seven of these eight matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

United of Manchester missing players

Grantham Town missing players

United of Manchester Grantham Town
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
14 7 2 Played P 3 7 15
5 4 2 Won W 1 2 2
2 1 0 Drew D 1 1 3
7 2 0 Lost L 1 4 10
20 15 6 Scored S 4 9 16
18 6 0 Conceded C 6 17 37
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
71% 86% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 86% 87%
43% 57% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 86% 73%
21% 29% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 33% 57% 40%
14% 14% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 43% 27%
36% 29% 0% BTTS BTTS 67% 57% 67%
36% 57% 100% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 0%
29% 14% 0% Failed to Score F T 33% 43% 33%
 
7.6 9.1 10.5 Corners for (avg) C F 2 1.7 2.2
4.2 5 3 Corners against (avg) C A 8 6 4.7
1.5 1.6 0.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.7 1.2 1.5
1 1 1 Red cards R C 0 1 1
 
12.8 14.7 16 Shots (avg) S ( 6 5.7 6.1
6.2 7.9 8.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3 2.2 2.1
24% 27% 35% Goal Efficiency G E 44% 62% 52%
Key stats in Non League Premier: Northern this season:
  • Grantham Town have conceded at least twice as many corners as they have won.
  • Grantham Town have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • Grantham Town have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their matches.
  • Grantham Town have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Grantham Town have the fewest clean sheets (0) in Non League Premier: Northern
  • Grantham Town have the most conceded goals (37) in Non League Premier: Northern
  • Grantham Town have the most conceded goals in the first half (16) in Non League Premier: Northern
  • Grantham Town have the most conceded goals in the second half (21) in Non League Premier: Northern
  • Grantham Town have the the worst goal difference (-21) in Non League Premier: Northern
  • Grantham Town have won significantly less corners away then at home.
  • Grantham Town haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • United of Manchester have created more than twice as many corners as Grantham Town.
  • United of Manchester have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • United of Manchester have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • United of Manchester have won significantly more corners at home than away.
  • United of Manchester haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Matlock Town 15 12 0 3 32 12 7 7 0 0 20 3 8 5 0 3 12 9 20 36
2 South Shields 15 10 3 2 28 12 8 5 2 1 16 7 7 5 1 1 12 5 16 33
3 Buxton 13 8 5 0 28 11 5 4 1 0 14 4 8 4 4 0 14 7 17 29
4 Bamber Bridge 14 8 2 4 29 19 7 3 2 2 18 11 7 5 0 2 11 8 10 26
5 Whitby Town 13 8 1 4 16 10 7 4 1 2 8 3 6 4 0 2 8 7 6 25
6 Warrington Town 14 7 3 4 20 15 7 4 1 2 12 7 7 3 2 2 8 8 5 24
7 Lancaster City 15 7 1 7 24 20 8 4 0 4 9 8 7 3 1 3 15 12 4 22
8 Basford United 14 6 4 4 16 15 7 2 3 2 7 7 7 4 1 2 9 8 1 22
9 Stalybridge Celtic 15 7 0 8 23 21 7 5 0 2 16 8 8 2 0 6 7 13 2 21
10 Stafford Rangers 15 5 5 5 16 11 8 3 2 3 9 6 7 2 3 2 7 5 5 20
11 Atherton Collieries 11 6 1 4 13 11 6 4 0 2 9 5 5 2 1 2 4 6 2 19
12 Nantwich Town 14 5 3 6 11 13 7 1 2 4 4 8 7 4 1 2 7 5 -2 18
13 Scarborough Athletic 13 5 3 5 12 21 6 1 2 3 6 11 7 4 1 2 6 10 -9 18
14 Witton Albion 14 5 3 6 16 27 7 3 0 4 9 11 7 2 3 2 7 16 -11 18
15 United of Manchester 14 5 2 7 20 18 7 4 1 2 15 6 7 1 1 5 5 12 2 17
16 Gainsborough Trinity 14 4 4 6 10 19 8 3 4 1 7 6 6 1 0 5 3 13 -9 16
17 Hyde United 14 4 1 9 18 24 8 3 1 4 10 10 6 1 0 5 8 14 -6 13
18 Mickleover Sports 15 3 4 8 11 23 8 3 2 3 8 10 7 0 2 5 3 13 -12 13
19 Morpeth Town 14 3 3 8 20 26 5 2 1 2 9 8 9 1 2 6 11 18 -6 12
20 Radcliffe Borough 14 3 3 8 14 23 7 2 0 5 8 12 7 1 3 3 6 11 -9 12
21 Ashton United 13 1 6 6 12 17 6 1 3 2 6 7 7 0 3 4 6 10 -5 9
22 Grantham Town 15 2 3 10 16 37 8 0 2 6 7 20 7 2 1 4 9 17 -21 9

Read more about Non League Premier: Northern

The Northern Premier League holds three divisions; the Premier Division, Division One East and Division One West. The Premier Division is at the seventh highest division level in England, while Division One East/West are at eight level. The league covers Northern England and the northern/central Midlands areas.