FootyMAD's Bury match preview

Last updated : 01 January 2010 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 7 of the 35 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Blundell Park was less than a year ago, in February 2009, with Bury inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Mighty Mariners in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 22 AugBury0 - 1Grimsby TownLGE2
2008/2009Sat 14 FebGrimsby Town1-2BuryLGE2
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

Recent respective form guides

Grimsby Town need to improve on their recent home record of just 3 draws from the previous six. While Mighty Mariners have scored 5, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

Bury's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the The Shakers have hit 8 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Grimsby Town are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League Two with a return of just 17 points from their 23 games thus far. Bury lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 35 from their 22 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Grimsby Town6042374

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Mighty Mariners at home recently, and I can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the The Shakers come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Grimsby Town Failed to win in previous 9 home matches.
Not won in the 14 most recent games.
Bury 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.