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History of the Bury v Macclesfield Town fixture

Bury prepare to entertain Macclesfield Town at Gigg Lane on Tuesday evening, 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 unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the The Shakers in those games, with 5 conceded.

Macclesfield have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the The Silkmen have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bury are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League Two, and have accumulated 51 points from the 28 games they have played so far. Macclesfield are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 29 from their 26 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 Won 5 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 5 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Macclesfield Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.