Dumbarton face a trip to 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 most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, the Wee Rovers carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Scottish Division Three match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 03 Feb||Dumbarton||3 - 1||Albion Rvs.||SCD3|
|2006/2007||Sat 02 Dec||Albion Rvs.||2 - 1||Dumbarton||SCD3|
|2006/2007||Sat 23 Sep||Dumbarton||3 - 1||Albion Rvs.||SCD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 16 Mar||Albion Rvs.||1 - 1||Dumbarton||SCD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 26 Jan||Dumbarton||2 - 0||Albion Rvs.||SCD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 10 Nov||Albion Rvs.||0 - 2||Dumbarton||SCD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 15 Sep||Dumbarton||1 - 1||Albion Rvs.||SCD3|
Recent respective form guides
Albion Rovers have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 12 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
The away form of Dumbarton is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Sons have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Albion Rvs. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Three, picking up 42 points from their 32 games so far. Dumbarton lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Three, picking up 50 from their 32 games so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Dumbarton are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Cliftonhill with a well-deserved point. No-score draw
|Albion Rvs.||Not drawn a match in their last 3 .|
|Dumbarton||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.