Bury face a trip to Brentford at Griffin Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 28 games played, The Shakers have recorded 10 wins, and Brentford have come away with 12 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 4 winners in a League Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 09 Aug||Bury||1 - 0||Brentford||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Tue 04 Mar||Brentford||1 - 4||Bury||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Sep||Bury||1 - 2||Brentford||LGE2|
|2001/2002||Mon 01 Apr||Bury||2 - 0||Brentford||LGE1|
|2001/2002||Tue 23 Oct||Brentford||5 - 1||Bury||LGE1|
|2000/2001||Sat 05 May||Brentford||3 - 1||Bury||LGE1|
|2000/2001||Tue 23 Jan||Bury||0 - 1||Brentford||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Brentford are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. During these games, Bees have smashed 13 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 2.
Bury have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.
Brentford are leading the way in the Coca-Cola League Two, with their 32 games giving them a return of 59 points. Bury are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League Two, and have accumulated 56 points from the 32 games they have played so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
This promises to be an excellent test for the in-form The Shakers, but one which I believe will end in stalemate. No-score draw
|Brentford||Won 3 successive home games.|
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
|Bury||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
9 games since last defeat.