FootyMAD's Shrewsbury Town match preview

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History of the Bury v Shrewsbury Town fixture

Bury prepare to entertain Shrewsbury Town at Gigg Lane on Friday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 21 games played, The Shakers have recorded 9 wins, and Shrewsbury Tn. have come away with 4 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gigg Lane was just last season, in October 2007, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League Two match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sun 28 DecShrewsbury Tn.1 - 0BuryLGE2
2007/2008Sat 29 MarShrewsbury Tn.0 - 1BuryLGE2
2007/2008Sat 20 OctBury1-1Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
2006/2007Tue 03 AprShrewsbury Tn.1 - 3BuryLGE2
2006/2007Sat 12 AugBury1 - 2Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
2005/2006Sat 25 FebShrewsbury Tn.0 - 1BuryLGE2
2005/2006Sat 13 AugBury2 - 0Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Bury have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the The Shakers in those games, with 6 conceded.

The away form of Shrewsbury Tn. is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Shrews have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bury are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 67 points from 41 games. Shrewsbury Tn.'s total of 61 points from their 41 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League Two.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Shrewsbury Tn. is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the The Shakers in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Bury Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
Shrewsbury Tn. Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 16 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 5 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.