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:|
|2007/2008||Tue 29 Jan||Grimsby Town||1 - 0||Bury||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Sat 18 Aug||Bury||1 - 1||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Sat 03 Mar||Grimsby Town||2 - 0||Bury||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Sat 26 Aug||Bury||3 - 0||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Sat 18 Mar||Grimsby Town||2 - 1||Bury||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Mon 26 Dec||Bury||1 - 2||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Fri 25 Mar||Bury||3 - 1||Grimsby Town||LGE2|
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
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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
|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.