FootyMAD's Albion Rovers match preview

Last updated : 01 December 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Albion Rovers v Dumbarton fixture

Dumbarton travel to take on Albion Rovers at Cliftonhill on Saturday afternoon, 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 last time the two teams met at Albion Rvs. was just over four years ago, in March 2002, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 23 SepDumbarton3 - 1Albion Rvs.SCD3
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

Recent respective form guides

Albion Rovers have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Wee Rovers's have scored 12 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 14.

Dumbarton have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.

Albion Rvs. see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 18 points from their 15 games played so far, Dumbarton are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 26 points from 15 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Albion Rvs.621311107

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 Albion Rvs.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Albion Rvs. 6 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Dumbarton Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.