FM Preview: Forfar Athletic v Dumbarton 14 Feb 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 13th February 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Forfar Athletic and Dumbarton at 19:30 on 14th February 2012 in the Scottish Division Two.
History of the Forfar Athletic v Dumbarton fixture
Dumbarton face a trip to Forfar Athletic at Station Park on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Sons will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Scottish Division Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|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|
|2008/2009||Sat 25 Apr||Dumbarton||4 - 0||Forfar Ath.||Scottish Division Three|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Forfar Athletic have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Loons have scored 10, a worringly large 13 have been leaked at the other end.
Dumbarton have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Sons have hit 9 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Forfar Athletic are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 21 points from 20 matches.
Dumbarton's total of 31 points from their 20 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Two.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
The away form of the Sons has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Forfar Athletic. Away win
|Forfar Athletic||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Dumbarton||4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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