The struggling Cobblers have yet to score a goal or claim a point on their travels this season, adding to their poor record away from Sixfields in 2012/13.
They are also travelling to a venue where they have struggled historically having lost on 22 of their 32 visits to Field Mill.
The full head-to-head record of the two sides can be seen by clicking below.
Mansfield manager Paul Cox celebrates his 100th league game in charge of the Stags while opposite number Aidy Boothroyd is without the suspended Gary Deegan. Ian Morris is expected to be recalled in midfield.
Source: Cobblers Mad