FootyMAD's Lincoln City match preview

Last updated : 02 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Lincoln City v Bury fixture

Bury face a trip to Lincoln City at Sincil Bank Stadium on Saturday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 28 games played, Shakers have recorded 9 wins, and Lincoln City have come away with 11 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2002, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Mon 25 AugBury2 - 1Lincoln CityLD3
2002/2003Sat 22 MarBury2 - 0Lincoln CityLD3
2002/2003Tue 29 OctLincoln City1 - 1BuryLD3
2001/2002Tue 27 NovBury1 - 1Lincoln CityFAC
2001/2002Sat 17 NovLincoln City1 - 1BuryFAC
1995/1996Sat 17 FebBury7 - 1Lincoln CityLD3
1995/1996Tue 12 SepLincoln City2 - 2BuryLD3

Recent respective form guides

Lincoln City could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 18 goals for the The Red Imps, with 8 goals against.

Bury have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Shakers's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Lincoln City's total of 38 points from their 23 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Nationwide League Division Three. Bury find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 29 points from their 25 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Neither team is setting the world alight, and I think this game will result in a narrow home win for the The Red Imps. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Lincoln City Won 7 successive home games.
8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Bury Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 5 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.