Date: 16th March 2012 at 12:01am
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Wycombe Wanderers travel to Bury on Saturday for their 37th league game of the season.


The league table currently shows Wycombe in 22nd place with 33 points from 36 games and Bury in 17th spot with 41 points from the same number of games.

Bury’s Home Record……….W 5 – D 6 – L 6 – Pts 21…Ppg 1.24 (Rank-17)

Wycombe’s Away Record…W 2 – D 3 – L 12 – Pts 9…Ppg 0.53 (Rank-23)


Bury’s last five games (All Competitions)

Lg1: Orient (H)……………Drew 1-1

Lg1: Hartlepool (H)………..Lost 1-2

Lg1: Huddersfield (H)……Drew 3-3

Lg1: Sheffield Wed (A)……Lost 1-4

Lg1: Carlisle (A)……………Lost 1-4



Wycombe’s last five games (All Competitions)

Lg1: Walsall (A)……………..Lost 0-2

Lg1: Hartlepool (H)…………Won 5-0

Lg1: Scunthorpe (A)………..Lost 1-4

Lg1: Orient (H)………………Won 4-2

Lg1: Colchester (H)……….Drew 0-0



Bury Goal Stats (40 games in all Competitions)

Goals Scored (Total)…………Lg: 47…Cups: 5…Total: 52

Goals Conceded (Total)……..Lg: 65…Cups: 7…Total: 72

Goals Scored (Home)………..Lg: 23…Cups: 5…Total: 28

Goals Conceded (Home)…….Lg: 27…Cups: 7…Total: 34

Clean Sheets…………………..Lg: 5…..Cups: 1…Total: 6



Wycombe Goal Stats (41 games in all Competitions)

Goals Scored (Total)………….Lg: 49…Cups: 8…..Total: 57

Goals Conceded (Total)………Lg: 69…Cups: 13…Total: 82

Goals Scored (Away)…………Lg: 19…Cups: 0…..Total: 19

Goals Conceded (Away)……..Lg: 39…Cups: 2…..Total: 41

Clean Sheets……………………Lg: 4…..Cups: 0…..Total: 4



Bury’s Top Goal Scorers – (All Competitions)

Andy Bishop……………9 (inc 1 pen)

Ryan Lowe……………..7

Steven Schumacher….6 (inc 1 pen)

Lenell John-Lewis……..5

Mike Jones……………..4

Giles Coke……………..4 (inc 1 pen)

David Amoo……………4

Peter Sweeney………..4

One other player has scored 2 goals.

Five other players have each scored 1 goal.



Wycombe’s Top Goal Scorers – (All Competitions)

Stuart Beavon………17

Marcello Trotta……….8

Scott Donnelly……….5 (inc 2 pens)

Joel Grant…………….4

Ben Strevens………..4

Paul Hayes……………3

Three other players have each scored 2 goals.

Nine other players have each scored 1 goal.



Bury Shooting (Top-3) – All Competitions

Andy Bishop………….28 on-target…22 off-target…0 against woodwork

Steven Schumacher..18 on-target…21 off-target…1 against woodwork

Mike Jones……………17 on-target…19 off-target…1 against woodwork



Wycombe Shooting (Top-3) – All Competitions

Stuart Beavon……50 on-target…16 off-target…0 against woodwork

Joel Grant…………18 on-target…13 off-target…0 against woodwork

Ben Strevens…….11 on-target…16 off-target…0 against woodwork



Shooting (Club) – League Games Only

Bury………..167 on target…156 off target…5 against w’work (Rank-20)

Wycombe….166 on target…153 off target…6 against w’work (Rank-22)



Most Assists

Bury – Peter Sweeney……………..8

Wycombe – Gareth Ainsworth…….5



League Form Guide

All Season


Bury……….Pld: 36…W: 11…D: 8…L: 17…Pts: 41…Pts per game: 1.14

Wycombe…Pld: 36…W: 9…..D: 6…L: 21…Pts: 33…Pts per game: 0.92



First-half of the season

Bury………..Pld: 23…W: 9…D: 4…L: 10…Pts: 31…Pts per game: 1.35

Wycombe….Pld: 23…W: 5…D: 5…L: 13…Pts: 20…Pts per game: 0.87



Second-half of the season

Bury………..Pld: 13…W: 2…D: 4…L: 7…Pts: 10…Pts per game: 0.77

Wycombe….Pld: 13…W: 4…D: 1…L: 8…Pts: 13…Pts per game: 1.00



Last Five league Games

Bury……………DLDLL – 2 points (Rank-23)

Wycombe……LWLWD – 7 points (Rank-12)



Last Five League Games (Home)

Bury………….WDDLD – 6 points (Rank-21)



Last Five League Games (Away)

Wycombe………LLLLL – 0 points (Rank-24)



Against Top Half Opposition

Bury………….Pld: 19…Pts: 12…Pts per game: 0.63…(Rank-22)

Wycombe……Pld: 18…Pts: 13…Pts per game: 0.72…(Rank-21)



Against Bottom Half Opposition

Bury………….Pld: 17…Pts: 29…Pts per game: 1.71…(Rank-9)

Wycombe……Pld: 18…Pts: 20…Pts per game: 1.11…(Rank-23)



Previous Meetings

In 23 previous meetings there have been 11 wins for Wycombe, 7 for Bury and 5 draws.

At Gigg Lane the tally is 3 wins for the Blues, 3 for the Shakers and 5 draws.

1993/94 LG2: Bury 1 Wycombe 2

1996/97 LG1: Bury 2 Wycombe 0

1999/00 LG1: Bury 2 Wycombe 0

2000/01 LG1: Bury 1 Wycombe 1

2001/02 LG1: Bury 1 Wycombe 1

2004/05 LG2: Bury 2 Wycombe 2

2005/06 LG2: Bury 2 Wycombe 1

2006/07 LG2: Bury 0 Wycombe 4

2007/08 LG2: Bury 2 Wycombe 2

2008/09 LG2: Bury 0 Wycombe 0

2010/11 LG2: Bury 1 Wycombe 3



The Man In The Middle

Saturday’s referee is Mark Haywood from West Yorkshire who was promoted to the National List of Referees in 2006. His most recent Wycombe game was last season’s 2-1 win at Burton Albion. During the current campaign he’s issued 0 red and 85 yellow cards in 33 games.



Prediction

Bury 1 Wycombe Wanderers 1