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History of the Bury v Lincoln City fixture

Bury prepare to entertain Lincoln City at Gigg Lane on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 35 games played, The Shakers have recorded 17 wins, and Lincoln City have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gigg Lane was just last season, in September 2008, with Bury running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 14 MarLincoln City1 - 1BuryLGE2
2008/2009Sat 13 SepBury3-1Lincoln CityLGE2
2007/2008Tue 01 JanLincoln City1 - 1BuryLGE2
2007/2008Tue 02 OctBury1 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2006/2007Sat 20 JanBury2 - 2Lincoln CityLGE2
2006/2007Sat 30 SepLincoln City0 - 2BuryLGE2
2005/2006Sat 15 AprLincoln City1 - 1BuryLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Bury could not have a worse home record, losing every single one of the last six matches played! The Shakers have conceded a disappointing 10 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 0 of their own chances.

Lincoln City's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The Red Imps have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Bury find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 9 points from their 8 matches. Lincoln City see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 9 points from their 8 games played so far,

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

Its been a distinctly poor show from Bury at home in recent games, and, though I cannot see a run starting here, I do think the The Shakers will at least gain a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Bury Been beaten in each of their previous 6 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Lincoln City Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.