FM Preview: Exeter City v Bury 18 Feb 2012

Last updated : 17 February 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Exeter City v Bury fixture

Exeter City are ready to welcome Bury to St James' Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 13 games played, Grecians have recorded 5 wins, and Bury have come away with 4 victories.

The previous match played between the two at St James' Park was more than three years back, in January 2009, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 08 Oct Bury 2 - 0 Exeter City League One
2010/2011 Sat 06 Nov Bury 2 - 0 Exeter City F.A. Cup
2008/2009 Sat 17 Jan Exeter City 0-0 Bury League Two
2008/2009 Sat 11 Oct Bury 0 - 1 Exeter City League Two
2007/2008 Sat 01 Dec Bury 1 - 0 Exeter City F.A. Cup
2002/2003 Sat 05 Apr Exeter City 1 - 2 Bury League Division Three
2002/2003 Sat 30 Nov Bury 1 - 0 Exeter City League Division Three

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Recent respective form guides

Exeter City have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. These games have seen the Grecians score just 6 goals, though they have conceded 3.

Bury have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Shakers have hit 9 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Exeter City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 30 points from 31 matches.

Bury see themselves just below half way in the npower League One, showing a record of 39 points from their 29 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Exeter City 6 1 2 3 3 6 5
Bury 6 2 2 2 7 11 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Exeter City 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

Team Sequences
Exeter City Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Bury Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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