Dumbarton prepare to entertain Arbroath at Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 55 games played, Sons have recorded 26 wins, and Arbroath have come away with 15 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Strathclyde Homes Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2004, the Sons carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Scottish Division Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sat 14 Aug||Arbroath||0 - 2||Dumbarton||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Sat 08 May||Arbroath||0 - 3||Dumbarton||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Sat 06 Mar||Dumbarton||1-0||Arbroath||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Sat 25 Oct||Arbroath||2 - 1||Dumbarton||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Sat 16 Aug||Dumbarton||1 - 1||Arbroath||SCD2|
|1997/1998||Sat 21 Mar||Dumbarton||1 - 2||Arbroath||SCD3|
|1997/1998||Sat 31 Jan||Arbroath||2 - 2||Dumbarton||SCD3|
Recent respective form guides
Dumbarton's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Sons have scored 4, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Arbroath is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Red Lichties have hit 8 goals, 18 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Dumbarton are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 10 points from 9 matches. Arbroath find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 9 games have yielded only 4 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Dumbarton are in pretty poor form at home recently, and the FootyMad are looking no further than a solitary point from this game. No-score draw
|Dumbarton||Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.|
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Arbroath||12 games since last away draw.|