FootyMAD's Albion Rovers match preview

Last updated : 24 August 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Dumbarton v Albion Rovers fixture

Dumbarton prepare to entertain Albion Rovers at Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Sons are clearly on top, having won 36 and lost only 15 of the 62 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Strathclyde Homes Stadium was less than a year ago, in February 2007, with Dumbarton running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 07 AprAlbion Rvs.0 - 1DumbartonSCD3
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

Recent respective form guides

Dumbarton are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.

Albion Rvs. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Wee Rovers have hit 6 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Dumbarton lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 4 points from their 3 games so far. Albion Rvs. are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 7 points from 3 games.

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

Sons go into their game against Albion Rvs. in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Dumbarton 7 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Albion Rvs. 6 games since last away draw.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.