FM Preview: Greenock Morton v Dumbarton 02 Jan 2013

Last updated : 01 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Greenock Morton v Dumbarton fixture

Dumbarton pack their bags to visit Greenock Morton at Cappielow Park on Wednesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Sons will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 41 and win only 10 of the 66 games.

The previous match played between the two at Cappielow Park was more than three years back, in November 2009, when they played out a goalless draw in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 17 Nov Dumbarton 1 - 5 Morton Scottish Division One
2010/2011 Sat 20 Nov Dumbarton 1 - 2 Morton Scottish F.A. Cup
2010/2011 Sun 25 Jul Dumbarton 0 - 0 Morton Scottish Challenge Cup
2009/2010 Sat 05 Dec Dumbarton 0 - 1 Morton Scottish F.A. Cup
2009/2010 Sat 28 Nov Morton 0-0 Dumbarton Scottish F.A. Cup
2009/2010 Sun 26 Jul Dumbarton 0 - 1 Morton Scottish Challenge Cup
2006/2007 Tue 15 Aug Dumbarton 1 - 2 Morton Scottish Challenge Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Greenock Morton have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. In this time, 'Ton have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 3.

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, 17 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Greenock Morton are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division One, with their 15 games giving them a return of 29 points.

Dumbarton find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 12 games have yielded only 8 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Greenock Morton 6 4 2 0 18 7 14
Dumbarton 6 3 0 3 11 16 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Dumbarton have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Greenock Morton may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Greenock Morton Won 5 successive home games.
12 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Dumbarton 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.

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