FM Preview: Dumbarton v Hamilton Academical 26 Jan 2013

Last updated : 25 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Dumbarton v Hamilton Academical fixture

Dumbarton prepare to entertain Hamilton Academical at The Rock on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 70 games played, Sons have recorded 32 wins, and Hamilton Academical have come away with 26 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Rock was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Mon 17 Dec Dumbarton 1-3 Hamilton Ac. Scottish F.A. Cup
2012/2013 Sat 22 Sep Dumbarton 3 - 3 Hamilton Ac. Scottish Division One
2005/2006 Tue 09 Aug Hamilton Ac. 2 - 1 Dumbarton Scottish League Cup
2003/2004 Sat 17 Apr Hamilton Ac. 2 - 1 Dumbarton Scottish Division Two
2003/2004 Tue 09 Mar Hamilton Ac. 2 - 0 Dumbarton Scottish Division Two
2003/2004 Sat 21 Feb Dumbarton 2 - 0 Hamilton Ac. Scottish Division Two
2003/2004 Sat 18 Oct Dumbarton 0 - 3 Hamilton Ac. Scottish Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

Dumbarton's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Sons have scored 11, a worringly large 14 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Hamilton Academical however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Those games have seen the Accies pummel 12 goals, and let in 4.

Dumbarton find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 18 games have yielded only 17 points.

Hamilton Academical see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, showing a record of 23 points from their 18 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Dumbarton 6 4 0 2 12 8 12
Hamilton Academical 6 4 2 0 12 4 14

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Sons at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Accies come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Dumbarton 8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 12 .
Hamilton Academical Undefeated in last 3 away games.
7 games since last defeat.

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