FootyMAD's Macclesfield Town match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 17th April 2009
The game between Bury and Macclesfield Town in the League Two on Saturday, 18th April 2009 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Bury prepare to entertain Macclesfield Town at Gigg Lane on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The majority of those games have been won by the The Shakers.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gigg Lane was less than a year ago, in April 2008, the The Shakers carving out a narrow 1-0 victory 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 06 Dec||Macclesfield||1 - 1||Bury||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Sat 19 Apr||Bury||1-0||Macclesfield||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Sat 27 Oct||Macclesfield||2 - 2||Bury||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Sat 17 Mar||Bury||1 - 1||Macclesfield||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Sat 14 Oct||Macclesfield||2 - 3||Bury||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Tue 04 Apr||Bury||0 - 0||Macclesfield||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Mon 29 Aug||Macclesfield||1 - 0||Bury||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Bury have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the The Shakers in those games, with 5 conceded.
Macclesfield have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.
Bury are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 71 points from 43 games. Macclesfield are currently lying in 20th place in Coca-Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 43 from their 43 matches played.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its good news for Bury fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the The Shakers. Home win
|Bury||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 9 matches.
|Macclesfield||10 games since last away draw.|
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