FM Preview: Dumbarton v Stenhousemuir 14 Apr 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 13th April 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Dumbarton and Stenhousemuir at 15:00 on 14th April 2012 in the Scottish Division Two.
History of the Dumbarton v Stenhousemuir fixture
Dumbarton prepare to entertain Stenhousemuir at The Rock on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Sons are clearly on top, having won 41 and lost only 17 of the 69 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Rock was earlier this season, with Dumbarton running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Scottish Division Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Tue 28 Feb||Dumbarton||3-0||Stenhousemuir||Scottish Division Two|
|2011/2012||Sat 11 Feb||Stenhousemuir||1 - 2||Dumbarton||Scottish Division Two|
|2011/2012||Sat 15 Oct||Stenhousemuir||3 - 1||Dumbarton||Scottish Division Two|
|2010/2011||Tue 29 Mar||Stenhousemuir||2 - 2||Dumbarton||Scottish Division Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 15 Jan||Dumbarton||0 - 1||Stenhousemuir||Scottish Division Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 23 Oct||Stenhousemuir||4 - 0||Dumbarton||Scottish Division Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 11 Sep||Dumbarton||1 - 0||Stenhousemuir||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.
Stenhousemuir have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Warriors have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Dumbarton are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 49 points from 32 games.
Stenhousemuir lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 42 from their 32 games so far.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Stenhousemuir is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Sons in a close run game. Home Win
|Dumbarton||9 games since last home draw.
|Stenhousemuir||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.
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