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Last updated : 14 November 2008 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 33 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 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:
2007/2008Tue 29 JanGrimsby Town1 - 0BuryLGE2
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

Recent respective form guides

Bury's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The Shakers have conceded a disappointing 6 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.

The away form of Grimsby Town is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Mighty Mariners have hit 4 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bury's total of 25 points from their 15 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League Two. Grimsby Town are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 6 points from 15 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Grimsby Town60245132

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Shakers, as the Mighty Mariners have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Bury Been beaten in each of their previous 4 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Grimsby Town Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 15 away matches.
An overall losing run of 4 games.
No win in the 18 most recent games.