Dumbarton prepare to entertain Arbroath at Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 58 games played, Sons have recorded 27 wins, and Arbroath have come away with 17 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Strathclyde Homes Stadium was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 28 Oct||Arbroath||0 - 0||Dumbarton||SCD3|
|2006/2007||Sun 03 Sep||Dumbarton||0-2||Arbroath||SCD3|
|2005/2006||Sat 10 Dec||Arbroath||1 - 0||Dumbarton||SFAC|
|2004/2005||Sat 30 Apr||Dumbarton||3 - 0||Arbroath||SCD2|
|2004/2005||Sat 26 Feb||Arbroath||2 - 1||Dumbarton||SCD2|
|2004/2005||Sat 16 Oct||Dumbarton||1 - 3||Arbroath||SCD2|
|2004/2005||Sat 14 Aug||Arbroath||0 - 2||Dumbarton||SCD2|
Recent respective form guides
Dumbarton are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Sons, with 3 goals against.
Arbroath have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the The Red Lichties, and 4 goals against.
Dumbarton's total of 33 points from their 19 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Bells Scottish Division Three. Arbroath are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 35 points from 20 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Sons are in a rich vein of form at home as of late, but the one that FootyMad has marked this down as one of their banker draws, taking into account the quality of the opposition. Score draw
|Dumbarton||Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Arbroath||9 games since last away draw.|