FM Preview: Bury v Brentford 18 Aug 2012

Last updated : 17 August 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Bury v Brentford fixture

Brentford face a trip to Bury at Gigg Lane on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 30 games played, Bees have recorded 9 wins, and Bury have come away with 11 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gigg Lane was less than a year ago, in December 2011, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 07 Apr Brentford 3 - 0 Bury League One
2011/2012 Sat 17 Dec Bury 1-1 Brentford League One
2008/2009 Sat 28 Feb Brentford 1 - 0 Bury League Two
2008/2009 Sat 09 Aug Bury 1 - 0 Brentford League Two
2007/2008 Tue 04 Mar Brentford 1 - 4 Bury League Two
2007/2008 Sat 01 Sep Bury 1 - 2 Brentford League Two
2001/2002 Mon 01 Apr Bury 2 - 0 Brentford League Division 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 Bees have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Bees's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bury 6 3 1 2 10 8 10
Brentford 6 1 2 3 5 7 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

A creditable return from recent away games for Bees could well see them head back from Gigg Lane with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bury Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Brentford 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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