FootyMAD's Grimsby Town match preview

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Last updated : 01 January 2010
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History of the Grimsby Town v Bury fixture

Bury face a trip to Grimsby Town at Blundell Park 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 lose 22 and win only 7 of the 35 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2009, with Bury inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Mighty Mariners 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:
2009/2010Sat 22 AugBury0 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
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

Recent respective form guides

Grimsby Town need to improve on their recent home record of just 3 draws from the previous six. While Mighty Mariners have scored 5, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

Bury's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the The Shakers have hit 8 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Grimsby Town are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League Two with a return of just 17 points from their 23 games thus far. Bury lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 35 from their 22 games so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Grimsby Town6042374
Bury6312101010

FootyMad's prediction ...

Although Bury have been far from successful in recent away games, I can see nothing other than an easy victory for them against Grimsby Town. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Grimsby Town Failed to win in previous 9 home matches.
Not won in the 14 most recent games.
Bury 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

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