FootyMAD's Alloa Athletic match preview

Last updated : 28 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Alloa Athletic v Dumbarton fixture

Dumbarton face a trip to Alloa Athletic at Recreation Park 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 Wasps edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Tue 30 NovDumbarton0 - 1Alloa Ath.SCD2
2004/2005Sat 18 SepAlloa Ath.3 - 2DumbartonSCD2
2003/2004Sat 15 MayDumbarton3 - 1Alloa Ath.SCD2
2003/2004Sat 17 JanAlloa Ath.3 - 0DumbartonSCD2
2003/2004Sat 01 NovDumbarton1 - 0Alloa Ath.SCD2
2003/2004Sat 09 AugAlloa Ath.1 - 2DumbartonSCD2
1997/1998Sat 11 AprAlloa Ath.3 - 0DumbartonSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Alloa Athletic have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 16 goals have been scored by the Wasps in those games, with 10 conceded.

Dumbarton have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Sons have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Alloa Ath. see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Two, showing a record of 27 points from their 20 games played so far, Dumbarton are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 24 points from 20 matches.

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

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Wasps, as the Sons have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Alloa Ath. Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 6 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Dumbarton 20 games since last away draw.