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History of the Chesterfield v Bury fixture

Bury face a trip to Chesterfield at Recreation Ground on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Shakers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners 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:
2009/2010Tue 24 NovBury2 - 1ChesterfieldLGE2
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

Recent respective form guides

Chesterfield have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The The Shakers 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 The Shakers's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Chesterfield's total of 48 points from their 29 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League Two. Bury are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League Two, and have accumulated 54 points from the 29 games they have played so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Bury are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Chesterfield. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Chesterfield 12 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Bury Undefeated in last 4 away games.
Won each of the previous 6 matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.