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History of the Morecambe v Bury fixture

Bury face a trip to Morecambe at Christie Park on Tuesday evening, looking to break their duck against the hosts. Both of the previous encounters have resulted in a drawn game.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in January 2008, with Morecambe running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a (Associate Members) match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 23 AugBury2 - 1MorecambeLGE2
2007/2008Sat 08 MarBury2 - 1MorecambeLGE2
2007/2008Tue 08 JanMorecambe2 - 0BuryASSM
2007/2008Sat 24 NovMorecambe2 - 1BuryLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Morecambe have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. These games have seen the Shrimps score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

Bury have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Morecambe's 47 points from 35 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Bury are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League Two, and have accumulated 59 points from the 35 games they have played so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Bury only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Christie Park will be a good result. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Morecambe Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Unbeaten run of 9 matches.
Bury 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.