FM Preview: Bury v Notts. County 01 Sep 2012

Footymad preview History of the Bury v Notts. County fixture

Notts. County face a trip to Bury at Gigg Lane on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Magpies will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 31 and win only 14 of the 59 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gigg Lane was less than a year ago, in October 2011, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 21 Apr Notts. County 2 - 4 Bury League One
2011/2012 Tue 25 Oct Bury 2-2 Notts. County League One
2009/2010 Sat 03 Apr Notts. County 5 - 0 Bury League Two
2009/2010 Sat 14 Nov Bury 3 - 3 Notts. County League Two
2008/2009 Sat 21 Feb Bury 2 - 0 Notts. County League Two
2008/2009 Sat 01 Nov Notts. County 0 - 1 Bury League Two
2007/2008 Sat 05 Apr Bury 2 - 1 Notts. County League Two

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Recent respective form guides

Bury have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Shakers in those games, with 3 conceded.

The Magpies have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. Those games have seen the Magpies pummel 13 goals, and let in 6.

Bury find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 2 points from their 3 matches.

Notts. County's total of 6 points from their 3 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League One.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bury 6 0 3 3 4 9 3
Notts. County 6 4 0 2 12 7 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Notts. County are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Bury. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bury Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Notts. County Undefeated in last 8 away games.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.

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