FM Preview: Dumbarton v Albion Rovers 18 Feb 2012

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

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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

Team P W D L F A P
Dumbarton 6 4 1 1 11 9 13
Albion Rovers 6 0 1 5 2 14 1

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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.

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