FM Preview: Stevenage v Bury 05 May 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 4th May 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Stevenage and Bury at 15:00 on 5th May 2012 in the League One.
History of the Stevenage v Bury fixture
Bury face a trip to Stevenage at Broadhall Way on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The only previous meeting between the two sides yielded a draw.
The only previous meeting between Stevenage and Bury at Broadhall Way was less than a year ago, in May 2011, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3-3 draw in a League Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 29 Oct||Bury||1 - 2||Stevenage||League One|
|2010/2011||Sat 07 May||Stevenage||3-3||Bury||League Two|
|2010/2011||Tue 08 Feb||Bury||3 - 0||Stevenage||League Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Stevenage haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.
The away form of Bury is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Shakers have hit 8 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Stevenage's total of 70 points from their 45 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League One.
Bury's 56 points from 45 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Boro, as the Shakers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Stevenage||Unbeaten in the last 12 home games.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Bury||5 games since last defeat.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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