Bradford have won each of their last five England League 2 meetings with Grimsby; they’ve never previously won 66 league games in a row against the Grimsby.
Grimsby have won just two of their 18 England League 2 away games against Bradford (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 10/04/2021.
None of the last 18 England League 2 meetings between Bradford and Grimsby have finished level, with the Bradford winning 77 to Grimsby four. Only Bradford v Grimsby and Bradford v Grimsby have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Bradford have the best win rate in England League 2 derbies, with the Bradford winning 85 of their 56 such games (49%). Meanwhile, only Grimsby (21%) have a lower such win rate than Grimsby (19% - 28%).
Bradford haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Bradford went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Grimsby are looking to win their opening two away England League 2 matches of a season for the 34 time 10/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away England League 2 games, after Bradford in 10/04/2021.
Bradford have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 40 England League 2 games, as many times as they had in their previous 12 matches in the competition.
Grimsby boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six England League 2 matches against Bradford, since winning his very first such encounter with Bradford in 10/04/2021 (1-0).
Bradford has been involved in 13 of Bradford’s 93 shots in the England League 2 so far this season (89 shots, 73 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 57 efforts last time out against Bradford (79 shots, 44 chances created).
Grimsby has been involved in six goals in his 30 England League 2 games against Bradford (25 goals, 68 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 23 vs Grimsby).