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:|
|2008/2009||Sat 20 Dec||Bournemouth||2 - 0||Bury||LGE2|
|2002/2003||Tue 13 May||Bournemouth||3 - 1||Bury||D3PO|
|2002/2003||Sat 10 May||Bury||0-0||Bournemouth||D3PO|
|2002/2003||Sat 01 Mar||Bury||2 - 1||Bournemouth||LGE2|
|2002/2003||Sat 14 Sep||Bournemouth||1 - 2||Bury||LGE2|
|2001/2002||Sat 23 Feb||Bury||2 - 1||Bournemouth||LGE1|
|2001/2002||Sat 15 Sep||Bournemouth||3 - 2||Bury||LGE1|
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.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
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
|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.