FM Preview: Bury v Walsall 02 Jan 2012

Last updated : 01 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Bury v Walsall fixture

Walsall travel to take on Bury at Gigg Lane on Monday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 23 games played, Saddlers have recorded 6 wins, and Bury have come away with 11 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Bury was back in December 2006, over five years ago, with Walsall inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Shakers in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 19 Nov Walsall 2 - 4 Bury League One
2009/2010 Tue 01 Sep Walsall 0 - 0 Bury (Associate Members)
2006/2007 Sat 21 Apr Walsall 0 - 1 Bury League Two
2006/2007 Tue 05 Dec Bury 1-2 Walsall League Two
2000/2001 Sat 10 Feb Walsall 1 - 2 Bury League Division Two
2000/2001 Sat 09 Sep Bury 2 - 0 Walsall League Division Two
1996/1997 Tue 08 Apr Bury 2 - 1 Walsall League Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

Bury are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Walsall have an average recent record on the road, losing just 1 from the last six, but amazingly drawing the other 5. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Bury's 31 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Walsall find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 22 points from their 23 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bury 6 3 1 2 10 10 10
Walsall 6 1 5 0 5 4 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Shakers, as the Saddlers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bury No sequences of note
Walsall Previous 5 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 10 away matches.
9 games since last defeat.

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