FootyMAD's Grimsby Town match preview

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Last updated : 21 August 2009
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History of the Bury v Grimsby Town fixture

Bury prepare to entertain Grimsby Town at Gigg Lane on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Shakers are clearly on top, having won 18 and lost only 6 of the 34 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gigg Lane was less than a year ago, in November 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 14 FebGrimsby Town1 - 2BuryLGE2
2008/2009Sat 15 NovBury0-2Grimsby TownLGE2
2007/2008Tue 29 JanGrimsby Town1 - 0BuryLGE2
2007/2008Sat 18 AugBury1 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
2006/2007Sat 03 MarGrimsby Town2 - 0BuryLGE2
2006/2007Sat 26 AugBury3 - 0Grimsby TownLGE2
2005/2006Sat 18 MarGrimsby Town2 - 1BuryLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Bury have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The The Shakers's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

The away form of Grimsby Town is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Mighty Mariners have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bury lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 6 points from their 3 games so far. Grimsby Town find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 3 games have yielded only 0 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bury6303579
Grimsby Town60153141

FootyMad's prediction ...

Though Bury are not exactly setting the world alight at Gigg Lane in recent games, I can confidently predict that they will easily sweep aside the opposition put before them. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Bury Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Grimsby Town Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 4 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.

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