FootyMAD's Bury match preview

Last updated : 29 September 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Lincoln City v Bury fixture

Lincoln City prepare to entertain Bury at Sincil Bank Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 32 games played, The Red Imps have recorded 13 wins, and Bury have come away with 10 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Sincil Bank Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2006, 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:
2005/2006Sat 15 AprLincoln City1-1BuryLGE2
2005/2006Sat 01 OctBury1 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2004/2005Sat 01 JanLincoln City1 - 0BuryLGE2
2004/2005Sat 04 SepBury0 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2003/2004Sat 03 JanLincoln City2 - 1BuryLGE2
2003/2004Mon 25 AugBury2 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2002/2003Sat 22 MarBury2 - 0Lincoln CityLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Lincoln City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.

The away form of Bury is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. The Shakers have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Lincoln City are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 23 points from their 11 games. Bury are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League Two with a return of just 8 points from their 11 games thus far.

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

The current home form displayed by Lincoln City is obviously none too clever, but, with the current standing of Bury, I firmly believe this match can only produce a victory for the The Red Imps. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Lincoln City 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Bury Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.