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:|
|2004/2005||Tue 30 Nov||Dumbarton||0 - 1||Alloa Ath.||SCD2|
|2004/2005||Sat 18 Sep||Alloa Ath.||3 - 2||Dumbarton||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Sat 15 May||Dumbarton||3 - 1||Alloa Ath.||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Sat 17 Jan||Alloa Ath.||3 - 0||Dumbarton||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Sat 01 Nov||Dumbarton||1 - 0||Alloa Ath.||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Sat 09 Aug||Alloa Ath.||1 - 2||Dumbarton||SCD2|
|1997/1998||Sat 11 Apr||Alloa Ath.||3 - 0||Dumbarton||SCD3|
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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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
|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.|