Things are very tight at the top of Division 2. apart from leaders Brentford (hooray), just a single point separates Bury in 2nd, from Gillingham in 6th. So, we have these five teams, all hoping to claim one of the two, or three (!) remaining automatic promotion spots. With two of them at home today , in "easy" looking games and with a third having a game in hand, failure to win could leave things out of Bury's hands. Therefore , the visitors will have to look for the three points and a trip to Vale Park, where the home side have already lost a division high eleven times this season, is about as good/easy as it gets at this stage of the season. Bury have a touch of class about them and two recent signings, prolific striker Phil Jevons and on loan from Hull midfielder John Welsh, should see them over the finishing line. Welsh is way too good for this level and should be the final piece in the jigsaw. Vale played 70 minutes against ten man Exeter in midweek and sti ll couldn't find a goal, the season cannot end quickly enough for them and I doubt that they will match the visitors commitment today.
6 points Bury -1/2 ball 2.20 general quote.