FM Preview: Accrington Stanley v Bury 08 Jan 2011

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History of the Accrington Stanley v Bury fixture

Accrington S. prepare to entertain Bury at Fraser Eagle Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to improve on a dire past record against their opponents. It does not make pleasant reading, beating their opponents 2 times from 8 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Fraser Eagle Stadium was just last season, in December 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 2-4 winners in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 09 OctBury3 - 0Accrington S.LGE2
2009/2010Mon 28 DecAccrington S.2-4BuryLGE2
2009/2010Tue 10 NovAccrington S.3 - 2BuryASSM
2009/2010Sat 05 SepBury0 - 2Accrington S.LGE2
2008/2009Sat 02 MayBury1 - 0Accrington S.LGE2
2008/2009Sat 29 NovAccrington S.1 - 2BuryLGE2
2007/2008Sat 03 MayAccrington S.0 - 2BuryLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Accrington Stanley have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 17 to 15.

The The Shakers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, picking up four victories from the last six. Those games have seen the The Shakers pummel 15 goals, and let in 7.

Accrington S. find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 25 points from their 21 matches. Bury are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 35 points from 21 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Accrington S.6222678
Bury62131177

FootyMad's prediction ...

Accrington S. 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:
Accrington S. Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Bury Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.