FM Preview: Stenhousemuir v Dumbarton 11 Feb 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 10th February 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Stenhousemuir and Dumbarton at 15:00 on 11th February 2012 in the Scottish Division Two.
History of the Stenhousemuir v Dumbarton fixture
Dumbarton face a trip to Stenhousemuir at Ochilview Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 69 games played, Sons have recorded 19 wins, and Stenhousemuir have come away with 34 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Stenhousemuir running out comfortable 3-1 winners 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
Stenhousemuir have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Warriors in those games, with 6 conceded.
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 8 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Stenhousemuir are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 31 points from 20 games.
Dumbarton's total of 28 points from their 19 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 Stenhousemuir. Away win
|Stenhousemuir||4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Dumbarton||Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.
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