FM Preview: Dumbarton v Albion Rovers 18 Feb 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 17th February 2012
The game between Dumbarton and Albion Rovers in the Scottish Division Two on 18th February 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Dumbarton v Albion Rovers fixture
Dumbarton prepare to entertain Albion Rovers at Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Sons are clearly on top, having won 40 and lost only 15 of the 67 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Strathclyde Homes Stadium was earlier this season, the Sons carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Scottish Division Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 10 Dec||Albion Rvs.||3 - 1||Dumbarton||Scottish Division Two|
|2011/2012||Tue 18 Oct||Dumbarton||2-1||Albion Rvs.||Scottish Division Two|
|2008/2009||Tue 17 Mar||Albion Rvs.||1 - 1||Dumbarton||Scottish Division Three|
|2008/2009||Sat 07 Mar||Dumbarton||1 - 0||Albion Rvs.||Scottish Division Three|
|2008/2009||Sat 22 Nov||Dumbarton||1 - 1||Albion Rvs.||Scottish Division Three|
|2008/2009||Sat 13 Sep||Albion Rvs.||1 - 3||Dumbarton||Scottish Division Three|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Mar||Albion Rvs.||0 - 1||Dumbarton||Scottish Division Three|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Dumbarton are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Sons in those games, with 5 conceded.
In complete contrast to Dumbarton, Albion Rovers are having a torrid time on their travels, losing every single one of the last six matches played! Wee Rovers have conceded 19 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.
Dumbarton are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 32 points from 21 games.
Albion Rovers are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 22 points from 23 matches.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Its good news for Dumbarton fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, we just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Sons. Home win
|Dumbarton||Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Albion Rovers||Lost each of the previous 6 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
No win in the 7 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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