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.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Mon 25 Aug||Bury||2 - 1||Lincoln City||LD3|
|2002/2003||Sat 22 Mar||Bury||2 - 0||Lincoln City||LD3|
|2002/2003||Tue 29 Oct||Lincoln City||1 - 1||Bury||LD3|
|2001/2002||Tue 27 Nov||Bury||1 - 1||Lincoln City||FAC|
|2001/2002||Sat 17 Nov||Lincoln City||1 - 1||Bury||FAC|
|1995/1996||Sat 17 Feb||Bury||7 - 1||Lincoln City||LD3|
|1995/1996||Tue 12 Sep||Lincoln City||2 - 2||Bury||LD3|
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.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
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
|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.