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History of the Bury v Bournemouth fixture

Bury play host to Bournemouth at Gigg Lane on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 18 games played, The Shakers have recorded 9 wins, and Bournemouth have come away with 5 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Bury was back in May 2003, over five years ago, when they played out a goalless draw in a Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 4) match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 20 DecBournemouth2 - 0BuryLGE2
2002/2003Tue 13 MayBournemouth3 - 1BuryD3PO
2002/2003Sat 10 MayBury0-0BournemouthD3PO
2002/2003Sat 01 MarBury2 - 1BournemouthLGE2
2002/2003Sat 14 SepBournemouth1 - 2BuryLGE2
2001/2002Sat 23 FebBury2 - 1BournemouthLGE1
2001/2002Sat 15 SepBournemouth3 - 2BuryLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Bury have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the The Shakers in those games, with 6 conceded.

The Cherries have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Cherries, and 2 goals against.

Bury are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 63 points from 39 games. Bournemouth are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 34 points from 39 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Both teams are displaying reasonable form at the moment, and for that reason, the Madmen predict the game will end in stalemate. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Bury Drawn each of their last 4 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Bournemouth 6 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.