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History of the Brentford v Bury fixture

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:
2008/2009Sat 09 AugBury1 - 0BrentfordLGE2
2007/2008Tue 04 MarBrentford1 - 4BuryLGE2
2007/2008Sat 01 SepBury1 - 2BrentfordLGE2
2001/2002Mon 01 AprBury2 - 0BrentfordLGE1
2001/2002Tue 23 OctBrentford5 - 1BuryLGE1
2000/2001Sat 05 MayBrentford3 - 1BuryLGE1
2000/2001Tue 23 JanBury0 - 1BrentfordLGE1

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

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

Sequence statistics:
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.