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History of the Darlington v Bury fixture

Bury face a trip to Darlington at Balfour Webnet Darlington Aren on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 11 of the 27 previous games, with the hosts winning just 9.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2009, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw 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:
2008/2009Mon 13 AprDarlington2 - 2BuryLGE2
2008/2009Fri 26 DecBury2 - 2DarlingtonLGE2
2008/2009Tue 04 NovDarlington1 - 0BuryASSM
2007/2008Sat 23 FebBury1 - 2DarlingtonLGE2
2007/2008Sat 12 JanDarlington3 - 0BuryLGE2
2006/2007Tue 16 JanBury1 - 1DarlingtonLGE2
2006/2007Tue 12 SepDarlington1 - 0BuryLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Darlington's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The The Quakers's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Bury's away form is none too clever either, remaining unbeaten in the last six, though five of those have been draws. The The Shakers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 5 against.

Darlington are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 0 points from 1 matches. Bury are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League Two with a return of just 0 points from their 1 games thus far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Bury only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Balfour Webnet Darlington Aren will be a good result. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Darlington Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Bury Undefeated in last 7 away games.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.