FM Preview: Airdrie United v Dumbarton 21 Jan 2012

Last updated : 20 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

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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

Team P W D L F A P
Airdrie United 6 2 1 3 9 14 7
Dumbarton 6 2 2 2 6 9 8

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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.

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