FM Preview: Bury v Swindon Town 06 Oct 2012

Footymad preview History of the Bury v Swindon Town fixture

Swindon Town travel to take on Bury at Gigg Lane on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 21 games played, Robins have recorded 6 wins, and Bury have come away with 9 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Bury was back in April 2007, over five years ago, with Swindon Town inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Shakers in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2006/2007 Sat 14 Apr Bury 0-1 Swindon Town League Two
2006/2007 Sat 25 Nov Swindon Town 2 - 1 Bury League Two
2001/2002 Sat 29 Dec Swindon Town 3 - 1 Bury League Division Two
2001/2002 Mon 27 Aug Bury 0 - 3 Swindon Town League Division Two
2000/2001 Sat 27 Jan Swindon Town 3 - 0 Bury League Division Two
2000/2001 Sat 23 Dec Bury 1 - 0 Swindon Town League Division Two
1998/1999 Sat 30 Jan Swindon Town 1 - 1 Bury League Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Bury's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. Shakers have conceded a disappointing 10 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.

Swindon Town's away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Robins's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Bury find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 9 games have yielded only 4 points.

Swindon Town lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League One, picking up 17 from their 10 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bury 6 0 2 4 5 14 2
Swindon Town 6 4 1 1 12 5 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Swindon Town are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bury Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Not won in the 12 most recent games.
Swindon Town Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

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