FootyMAD's Bury match preview

Last updated : 10 October 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Bury v Exeter City fixture

Exeter City face a trip to Bury at Gigg Lane on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having taken no points from 10 of the 14 contests.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2007, the The Shakers carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 01 DecBury1 - 0Exeter CityFAC
2002/2003Sat 05 AprExeter City1 - 2BuryLGE2
2002/2003Sat 30 NovBury1 - 0Exeter CityLGE2
1995/1996Sat 27 AprExeter City1 - 1BuryLGE2
1995/1996Sat 25 NovBury2 - 0Exeter CityLGE2
1994/1995Sat 10 DecBury0 - 0Exeter CityLGE2
1994/1995Sat 20 AugExeter City0 - 4BuryLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Bury have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These games have seen the The Shakers score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

The Grecians have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 15 goals for the Grecians, and 7 goals against.

Bury are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 19 points from their 9 games. Exeter City's total of 14 points from their 9 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League Two.

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

This promises to be an excellent test for the in-form Grecians, but one which I believe will end in stalemate. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Bury Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 9 matches.
Exeter City 4 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.