FM Preview: Cowdenbeath v Dumbarton 26 Nov 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 25th November 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Cowdenbeath and Dumbarton at 15:00 on 26th November 2011 in the Scottish Division Two.
History of the Cowdenbeath v Dumbarton fixture
Dumbarton face a trip to Cowdenbeath at Central Park 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 was two seasons ago, in March 2010, when they played out a goalless draw in a Scottish Division Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 17 Sep||Dumbarton||0 - 4||Cowdenbeath||Scottish Division Two|
|2009/2010||Sat 20 Mar||Cowdenbeath||0-0||Dumbarton||Scottish Division Two|
|2009/2010||Sat 23 Jan||Dumbarton||2 - 1||Cowdenbeath||Scottish Division Two|
|2009/2010||Sat 14 Nov||Cowdenbeath||2 - 1||Dumbarton||Scottish Division Two|
|2009/2010||Sat 19 Sep||Dumbarton||0 - 3||Cowdenbeath||Scottish Division Two|
|2008/2009||Sat 18 Apr||Cowdenbeath||0 - 0||Dumbarton||Scottish Division Three|
|2008/2009||Sat 21 Feb||Dumbarton||1 - 1||Cowdenbeath||Scottish Division Three|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Cowdenbeath could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Blue Brazil, with 5 goals against.
Dumbarton have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Sons, and 15 goals against.
Cowdenbeath are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, with their 13 games giving them a return of 29 points.
Dumbarton's total of 17 points from their 13 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 ...
Neither team is setting the world alight, and we think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Blue Brazil. Home win
|Cowdenbeath||Won 6 successive home games.
7 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Dumbarton||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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