FootyMAD's Albion Rovers match preview

Last updated : 02 January 2009 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, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 22 NovDumbarton1 - 1Albion Rvs.SCD3
2008/2009Sat 13 SepAlbion Rvs.1 - 3DumbartonSCD3
2007/2008Sat 01 MarAlbion Rvs.0 - 1DumbartonSCD3
2007/2008Wed 02 JanDumbarton2 - 0Albion Rvs.SCD3
2007/2008Sat 10 NovAlbion Rvs.2 - 0DumbartonSCD3
2007/2008Sat 25 AugDumbarton2 - 0Albion Rvs.SCD3
2006/2007Sat 07 AprAlbion Rvs.0 - 1DumbartonSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Albion Rovers's woeful home form means they have chalked up just a single victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While Wee Rovers have scored 6, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

Dumbarton's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Sons's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Albion Rvs. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 20 points from 16 matches. Dumbarton are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 27 points from 16 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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. Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Dumbarton Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.