FootyMAD's Macclesfield Town match preview

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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 2009, with Bury running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 18 AprBury3-0MacclesfieldLGE2
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

Recent respective form guides

Bury are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 13 goals have been scored by the The Shakers in those games, with 8 conceded.

Macclesfield have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the The Silkmen have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bury lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 32 points from their 21 games so far. Macclesfield find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 23 points from their 20 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Bury may be coming up against a decent side in Macclesfield, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the The Shakers. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Bury Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Macclesfield Not won in previous 3 away matches.