FootyMAD's Bury match preview

Last updated : 26 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Bury v Bradford City fixture

Bradford City face a trip to Bury at Gigg Lane on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 32 games played, Bantams have recorded 8 wins, and Bury have come away with 12 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in January 2008, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw 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:
2008/2009Tue 28 OctBradford City1 - 0BuryLGE2
2007/2008Sat 09 FebBradford City1 - 2BuryLGE2
2007/2008Tue 22 JanBury2 - 2Bradford CityLGE2
1998/1999Mon 05 AprBury0 - 2Bradford CityCHMP
1998/1999Fri 09 OctBradford City3 - 0BuryCHMP
1997/1998Mon 13 AprBury2 - 0Bradford CityCHMP
1997/1998Sat 13 DecBradford City1 - 0BuryCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Bury have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the The Shakers, with 5 goals against.

Bradford City have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Bantams's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.

Bury are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League Two, and have accumulated 43 points from the 27 games they have played so far. Bradford City's total of 42 points from their 26 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League Two.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

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

Bradford City have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Bury may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Bury Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Bradford City Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.