FM Preview: Dumbarton v Forfar Athletic 31 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 30th March 2012
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Dumbarton take on Forfar Athletic in a Scottish Division Two match on 31st March 2012 at 15:00.
History of the Dumbarton v Forfar Athletic fixture
Dumbarton prepare to entertain Forfar Athletic at Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 62 games played, Sons have recorded 23 wins, and Forfar Athletic have come away with 17 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Strathclyde Homes Stadium was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Scottish Division Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Tue 14 Feb||Forfar Ath.||1 - 1||Dumbarton||Scottish Division Two|
|2011/2012||Sat 03 Dec||Dumbarton||1-1||Forfar Ath.||Scottish Division Two|
|2011/2012||Sat 24 Sep||Forfar Ath.||0 - 2||Dumbarton||Scottish Division Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 07 May||Dumbarton||0 - 0||Forfar Ath.||Scottish Division Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 26 Feb||Forfar Ath.||2 - 1||Dumbarton||Scottish Division Two|
|2010/2011||Tue 25 Jan||Dumbarton||1 - 2||Forfar Ath.||Scottish Division Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 07 Aug||Forfar Ath.||4 - 1||Dumbarton||Scottish Division Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Dumbarton are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.
Forfar Athletic have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Loons have hit 8 goals, 17 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Dumbarton are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 45 points from 30 games.
Forfar Athletic are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 33 points from 30 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
This is certainly an intriguing match for the Sons, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. No-score draw
|Dumbarton||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
|Forfar Athletic||Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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