Optimism is high within the Stags fan base ahead of the first game of the season, according to the online poll at www.chad.co.uk.
We gave our readers and Mansfield Town supporters the chance to cast their vote on where the think Steve Evans’ side will finish the 2017/18 campaign.
And the overwhelming majority believe Stags will be in the shake-up come May.
Here are the results of Monday’s poll:
Champions - 18%
Automatic promotion spots - 45%
Play-offs - 24%
Top half - 8%
Bottom half - 3%
Drop zone - 2%