FM Preview: Dumbarton v Stenhousemuir 17 Dec 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 16th December 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Dumbarton and Stenhousemuir at 15:00 on 17th December 2011 in the Scottish Division Two.
History of the Dumbarton v Stenhousemuir fixture
Dumbarton prepare to entertain Stenhousemuir at Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Sons are clearly on top, winning 58.82% of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Strathclyde Homes Stadium was less than a year ago, in January 2011, with Stenhousemuir inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Sons in a Scottish Division Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|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|
|2009/2010||Tue 23 Mar||Dumbarton||2 - 1||Stenhousemuir||Scottish Division Two|
|2009/2010||Sat 13 Mar||Stenhousemuir||1 - 0||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 not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Sons's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.
Stenhousemuir have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Warriors have hit 8 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Dumbarton lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 19 points from their 16 games so far.
Stenhousemuir are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 28 points from 16 games.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Your FootyMad panel thinks that Dumbarton's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Stenhousemuir. Away win
|Dumbarton||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Stenhousemuir||5 games since last away draw.
5 games since last defeat.
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