FootyMAD's Chesterfield match preview

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History of the Bury v Chesterfield fixture

Bury prepare to entertain Chesterfield at Gigg Lane on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Shakers are clearly on top, having won 22 and lost only 5 of the 38 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gigg Lane was less than a year ago, in March 2009, with Chesterfield inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the The Shakers in a League Two match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Tue 03 MarBury1-2ChesterfieldLGE2
2008/2009Sat 16 AugChesterfield1 - 3BuryLGE2
2007/2008Wed 26 DecBury0 - 1ChesterfieldLGE2
2007/2008Fri 07 SepChesterfield3 - 1BuryLGE2
2001/2002Sat 09 FebChesterfield2 - 0BuryLGE1
2001/2002Sat 20 OctBury2 - 1ChesterfieldLGE1
2000/2001Tue 30 JanBury0 - 3ChesterfieldASSM

Recent respective form guides

Bury have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the The Shakers in those games, with 8 conceded.

Chesterfield have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Spireites have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bury lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 26 points from their 17 games so far. Chesterfield are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 32 points from 17 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Shakers go into their game against Chesterfield in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Bury Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Chesterfield 8 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.