Bury face a trip to Port Vale at Vale Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 35 games played, The Shakers have recorded 7 wins, and Port Vale have come away with 17 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2009, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 04 Apr||Port Vale||1 - 1||Bury||LGE2|
|2008/2009||Sat 13 Dec||Bury||3 - 0||Port Vale||LGE2|
|2001/2002||Sat 23 Mar||Bury||1 - 1||Port Vale||LGE1|
|2001/2002||Sat 03 Nov||Port Vale||1 - 0||Bury||LGE1|
|2000/2001||Sat 24 Feb||Port Vale||1 - 1||Bury||LGE1|
|2000/2001||Sat 23 Sep||Bury||2 - 0||Port Vale||LGE1|
|1998/1999||Sun 09 May||Bury||1 - 0||Port Vale||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Port Vale are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. The Valiants have scored 9 and conceded 2 during this period.
The The Shakers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The The Shakers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 5 goals for and 4 against.
Port Vale see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 10 points from their 7 games played so far, Bury are currently lying in 20th place in Coca-Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 6 from their 7 matches played.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Port Vale is likely to be a very close encounter, but one that the Madmen sees going the way of the home team. Home win
|Port Vale||Won 3 successive home games.|
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Bury||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.