FootyMAD's Bury match preview

Last updated : 28 January 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Grimsby Town v Bury fixture

Grimsby Town prepare to entertain Bury at Blundell Park on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Mighty Mariners are clearly on top, having won 21 and lost only 6 of the 33 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Blundell Park was less than a year ago, in March 2007, with Grimsby Town running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 18 AugBury1 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
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

Recent respective form guides

Grimsby Town have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.

The away form of Bury is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. The Shakers have conceded 11 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Grimsby Town see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 35 points from their 28 games played so far, Bury are currently lying in 20th place in Coca-Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 25 from their 25 matches played.

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

Though Grimsby Town are not exactly setting the world alight at Blundell Park in recent games, I can confidently predict that they will easily sweep aside the opposition put before them. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Grimsby Town Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Bury Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.