Mansfield Town prepare to entertain Bury at Field Mill on Friday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 29 games played, Stags have recorded 11 wins, and Bury have come away with 9 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Field Mill was just last season, in October 2004, when they played out a goalless 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:|
|2004/2005||Sat 19 Feb||Bury||0 - 2||Mansfield Town||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Sat 30 Oct||Mansfield Town||0-0||Bury||LGE2|
|2003/2004||Tue 16 Mar||Bury||3 - 0||Mansfield Town||LGE2|
|2003/2004||Tue 16 Sep||Mansfield Town||5 - 3||Bury||LGE2|
|2000/2001||Sat 09 Dec||Bury||2 - 1||Mansfield Town||ASSM|
|1999/2000||Tue 07 Dec||Mansfield Town||2 - 1||Bury||ASSM|
|1995/1996||Sat 06 Apr||Bury||0 - 2||Mansfield Town||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Mansfield Town have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Stags in those games, with 7 conceded.
Bury have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Shakers have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Mansfield Town are currently lying in 20th place in Coca Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 16 from their 16 matches played. Bury are currently lying in 19th place in Coca Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 17 from their 16 matches played.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that Stags's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Bury. Home Win
|Mansfield Town||7 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
|Bury||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|
No win in the 4 most recent games.