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History of the Bury v Macclesfield Town fixture

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.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 06 DecMacclesfield1 - 1BuryLGE2
2007/2008Sat 19 AprBury1-0MacclesfieldLGE2
2007/2008Sat 27 OctMacclesfield2 - 2BuryLGE2
2006/2007Sat 17 MarBury1 - 1MacclesfieldLGE2
2006/2007Sat 14 OctMacclesfield2 - 3BuryLGE2
2005/2006Tue 04 AprBury0 - 0MacclesfieldLGE2
2005/2006Mon 29 AugMacclesfield1 - 0BuryLGE2

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.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

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

Sequence statistics:
Bury Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 9 matches.
Macclesfield 10 games since last away draw.