History of the Bury v Portsmouth fixture
Portsmouth travel to take on Bury at Gigg Lane on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Pompey will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 7 and win only 3 of the 13 games.
The last time the two teams met at Bury was more than a decade ago, in September 1998, the Shakers carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Division One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|1998/1999||Sat 13 Feb||Portsmouth||2 - 1||Bury||League Division One|
|1998/1999||Tue 08 Sep||Bury||2-1||Portsmouth||League Division One|
|1997/1998||Tue 03 Mar||Portsmouth||1 - 1||Bury||League Division One|
|1997/1998||Sat 08 Nov||Bury||0 - 2||Portsmouth||League Division One|
|1977/1978||Sat 11 Mar||Bury||0 - 0||Portsmouth||Third Division|
|1977/1978||Sat 15 Oct||Portsmouth||1 - 1||Bury||Third Division|
|1976/1977||Sat 23 Apr||Bury||1 - 0||Portsmouth||Third Division|
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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. The Shakers's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Portsmouth have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Pompey's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
Bury are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League One with a return of just 12 points from their 16 games thus far.
Portsmouth find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 18 points from their 16 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
With Portsmouth only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Gigg Lane will be a good result. No-score draw
|Bury||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
|Portsmouth||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 4 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.
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