FootyMAD's Berwick Rangers match preview

Last updated : 01 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Berwick Rangers v Dumbarton fixture

Dumbarton face a trip to Berwick Rangers at Shielfield Park on Tuesday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 19 of the 44 previous games, with the hosts winning just 16.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Berwick Rgrs. running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 04 NovDumbarton2 - 0Berwick Rgrs.SCD3
2006/2007Sat 26 AugBerwick Rgrs.3 - 0DumbartonSCD3
2004/2005Sat 05 MarDumbarton1 - 1Berwick Rgrs.SCD2
2004/2005Sat 15 JanBerwick Rgrs.0 - 3DumbartonSCD2
2004/2005Sat 18 DecBerwick Rgrs.3 - 1DumbartonSFAC
2004/2005Sat 11 DecDumbarton1 - 1Berwick Rgrs.SFAC
2004/2005Sat 06 NovDumbarton3 - 1Berwick Rgrs.SCD2

Recent respective form guides

Berwick Rangers have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Borderers, with 6 goals against.

The Sons have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Sons, and 3 goals against.

Berwick Rgrs. are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 35 points from 18 games. Dumbarton are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 33 points from 19 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Berwick Rgrs.660015418

FootyMad's prediction ...

Neither team is setting the world alight, and I think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Borderers. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Berwick Rgrs. Won 5 successive home games.
7 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 7 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 14 .
Dumbarton 5 games since last away draw.
5 games since last defeat.