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Last updated : 17 August 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Bury v Grimsby Town fixture

Grimsby Town face a trip to Bury at Gigg Lane on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Mighty Mariners will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 18 and win only 5 of the 32 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in August 2006, with Bury running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 03 MarGrimsby Town2 - 0BuryLGE2
2006/2007Sat 26 AugBury3 - 0Grimsby TownLGE2
2005/2006Sat 18 MarGrimsby Town2 - 1BuryLGE2
2005/2006Mon 26 DecBury1 - 2Grimsby TownLGE2
2004/2005Fri 25 MarBury3 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
2004/2005Sat 14 AugGrimsby Town5 - 1BuryLGE2
1998/1999Sat 17 AprGrimsby Town0 - 0BuryCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Bury's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. The Shakers have conceded a disappointing 6 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 2 of their own chances.

Grimsby Town's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Mighty Mariners have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bury are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 3 points from 1 games. Grimsby Town lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 1 from their 1 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Grimsby Town61411087

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Grimsby Town only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Gigg Lane will be a good result. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Bury Failed to win in previous 13 home matches.
Grimsby Town Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 4 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.