FootyMAD's Bury match preview

Last updated : 13 February 2009 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 Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Mighty Mariners are clearly on top, having won 22 and lost only 6 of the 34 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Blundell Park was just last season, in January 2008, the Mighty Mariners carving out a narrow 1-0 victory 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:
2008/2009Sat 15 NovBury0 - 2Grimsby TownLGE2
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

Recent respective form guides

Grimsby Town have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Mighty Mariners in those games, with 7 conceded.

Bury have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the The Shakers have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Grimsby Town are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 23 points from 29 matches. Bury are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League Two, and have accumulated 50 points from the 30 games they have played so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Grimsby Town62311089

FootyMad's prediction ...

Grimsby Town are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Grimsby Town Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Bury 7 games since last defeat.