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History of the Mansfield Town v Bury fixture

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.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 19 FebBury0 - 2Mansfield TownLGE2
2004/2005Sat 30 OctMansfield Town0-0BuryLGE2
2003/2004Tue 16 MarBury3 - 0Mansfield TownLGE2
2003/2004Tue 16 SepMansfield Town5 - 3BuryLGE2
2000/2001Sat 09 DecBury2 - 1Mansfield TownASSM
1999/2000Tue 07 DecMansfield Town2 - 1BuryASSM
1995/1996Sat 06 AprBury0 - 2Mansfield TownLGE2

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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

Sequence statistics:
Mansfield Town7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
BuryNot won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.