FootyMAD's Albion Rovers match preview

Last updated : 06 April 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Albion Rovers v Dumbarton fixture

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.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 03 FebDumbarton3 - 1Albion Rvs.SCD3
2006/2007Sat 02 DecAlbion Rvs.2 - 1DumbartonSCD3
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

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Albion Rvs.61144174

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

Sequence statistics:
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.