FM Preview: Airdrie United v Dumbarton 21 Jan 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 20th January 2012
The game between Airdrie United and Dumbarton in the Scottish Division Two on 21st January 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Airdrie United v Dumbarton fixture
Dumbarton face a trip to Airdrie United at Shyberry Excelsior Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Sons will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Airdrie United running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Scottish Division Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 22 Oct||Dumbarton||1 - 1||Airdrie Utd.||Scottish Division Two|
|2011/2012||Sat 06 Aug||Airdrie Utd.||3-0||Dumbarton||Scottish Division Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 16 Apr||Airdrie Utd.||2 - 1||Dumbarton||Scottish Division Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 12 Feb||Dumbarton||1 - 1||Airdrie Utd.||Scottish Division Two|
|2010/2011||Tue 01 Feb||Airdrie Utd.||1 - 2||Dumbarton||Scottish Division Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 02 Oct||Dumbarton||1 - 3||Airdrie Utd.||Scottish Division Two|
|2008/2009||Sat 26 Jul||Airdrie Utd.||3 - 2||Dumbarton||Scottish Challenge Cup|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Airdrie United are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 23 goals for the Diamonds, with 16 goals against.
The away form of Dumbarton is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Sons have hit 6 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Airdrie United lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 24 points from their 20 games so far.
Dumbarton's total of 25 points from their 18 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Two.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Dumbarton are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Shyberry Excelsior Stadium with a well-deserved point. No-score draw
|Airdrie United||4 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Dumbarton||Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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