FM Preview: Cowdenbeath v Dumbarton 26 Nov 2011

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

Team P W D L F A P
Cowdenbeath 6 5 0 1 13 3 15
Dumbarton 6 3 1 2 10 9 10

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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.

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