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History of the Bury v Barnet fixture

Bury prepare to entertain Barnet at Gigg Lane on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. 4 of the 7 contests have been draws however, with the other 3 won by The Shakers.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gigg Lane was less than a year ago, in January 2009, the The Shakers carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 10 JanBury1-0BarnetLGE2
2008/2009Sat 20 SepBarnet1 - 2BuryLGE2
2007/2008Sat 12 AprBarnet3 - 0BuryLGE2
2007/2008Sat 03 NovBury3 - 0BarnetLGE2
2006/2007Sat 30 DecBarnet2 - 1BuryLGE2
2006/2007Sat 23 SepBury2 - 2BarnetLGE2
2005/2006Sat 18 FebBury0 - 0BarnetLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Bury are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 13 goals have been scored by the The Shakers in those games, with 8 conceded.

In complete contrast to Bury, Barnet are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Bees have hit 5 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bury lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 29 points from their 19 games so far. Barnet's 27 points from 19 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Bury may be coming up against a decent side in Barnet, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the The Shakers. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Bury Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Barnet Not won in previous 8 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.