FM Preview: Dumbarton v Stirling Albion 25 Feb 2012

Last updated : 24 February 2012

Footymad preview History of the Dumbarton v Stirling Albion fixture

Dumbarton prepare to entertain Stirling Albion at Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 18 of the 41 previous games, with the Sons winning just 16.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Strathclyde Homes Stadium was earlier this season, where Stirling Albion annihilated the Sons 1-5 in a Scottish Division Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 29 Oct Stirling Alb. 0 - 1 Dumbarton Scottish Division Two
2011/2012 Sat 13 Aug Dumbarton 1-5 Stirling Alb. Scottish Division Two
2009/2010 Sat 03 Apr Stirling Alb. 1 - 2 Dumbarton Scottish Division Two
2009/2010 Tue 16 Feb Dumbarton 2 - 4 Stirling Alb. Scottish Division Two
2009/2010 Tue 15 Dec Stirling Alb. 2 - 2 Dumbarton Scottish Division Two
2009/2010 Sat 03 Oct Dumbarton 2 - 3 Stirling Alb. Scottish Division Two
2006/2007 Tue 08 Aug Dumbarton 3 - 0 Stirling Alb. Scottish League Cup

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

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 10 goals have been scored by the Sons in those games, with 4 conceded.

In complete contrast to Dumbarton, Stirling Albion are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Binos have hit 5 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Dumbarton are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 38 points from 23 games.

Stirling Albion find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 23 games have yielded only 20 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Dumbarton 6 5 1 0 10 5 16
Stirling Albion 6 0 2 4 7 16 2

For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here

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 Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
Stirling Albion Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 7 most recent games.

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