FootyMAD's Albion Rovers match preview

Last updated : 22 September 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Dumbarton v Albion Rovers fixture

Dumbarton play host to Albion Rovers at Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Sons are clearly on top, winning 56.67% of the games played between the two.

The last time the two teams met at Dumbarton was just over four years ago, in January 2002, with Dumbarton running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2001/2002Sat 16 MarAlbion Rvs.1 - 1DumbartonSCD3
2001/2002Sat 26 JanDumbarton2-0Albion Rvs.SCD3
2001/2002Sat 10 NovAlbion Rvs.0 - 2DumbartonSCD3
2001/2002Sat 15 SepDumbarton1 - 1Albion Rvs.SCD3
2000/2001Sat 10 MarDumbarton1 - 4Albion Rvs.SCD3
2000/2001Sat 27 JanAlbion Rvs.1 - 3DumbartonSCD3
2000/2001Sat 28 OctDumbarton0 - 1Albion Rvs.SCD3

Recent respective form guides

Dumbarton have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Sons in those games, with 7 conceded.

The Wee Rovers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Dumbarton see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 10 points from their 7 games played so far, Albion Rvs.'s total of 11 points from their 7 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Bells Scottish Division Three.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Dumbarton are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Dumbarton 10 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Albion Rvs. 5 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.