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History of the Bury v Chesterfield fixture

Chesterfield face a trip to Bury at Gigg Lane on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Spireites will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 22 and win only 5 of the 38 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2009, with Chesterfield inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the The Shakers 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:
2008/2009Tue 03 MarBury1 - 2ChesterfieldLGE2
2008/2009Sat 16 AugChesterfield1 - 3BuryLGE2
2007/2008Wed 26 DecBury0 - 1ChesterfieldLGE2
2007/2008Fri 07 SepChesterfield3 - 1BuryLGE2
2001/2002Sat 09 FebChesterfield2 - 0BuryLGE1
2001/2002Sat 20 OctBury2 - 1ChesterfieldLGE1
2000/2001Tue 30 JanBury0 - 3ChesterfieldASSM

Recent respective form guides

Bury have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the The Shakers in those games, with 8 conceded.

Chesterfield have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Spireites have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bury lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 26 points from their 17 games so far. Chesterfield are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 32 points from 17 games.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Spireites out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Bury. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Bury Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Chesterfield 8 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.