FootyMAD's Grimsby Town match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 21st August 2009
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Bury take on Grimsby Town in a League Two match on Saturday, 22nd August 2009 at 15:00.
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.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 14 Feb||Grimsby Town||1 - 2||Bury||LGE2|
|2008/2009||Sat 15 Nov||Bury||0-2||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Tue 29 Jan||Grimsby Town||1 - 0||Bury||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Sat 18 Aug||Bury||1 - 1||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Sat 03 Mar||Grimsby Town||2 - 0||Bury||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Sat 26 Aug||Bury||3 - 0||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Sat 18 Mar||Grimsby Town||2 - 1||Bury||LGE2|
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.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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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
|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.