FootyMAD's Berwick Rangers match preview

Last updated : 23 January 2009 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 Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 20 of the 46 previous games, with the hosts winning just 17.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Dumbarton inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Borderers in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 01 NovDumbarton5 - 2Berwick Rgrs.SCD3
2008/2009Sat 16 AugBerwick Rgrs.1 - 2DumbartonSCD3
2007/2008Sat 24 NovDumbarton2 - 0Berwick Rgrs.SFAC
2006/2007Wed 07 MarBerwick Rgrs.2 - 1DumbartonSCD3
2006/2007Sat 03 MarDumbarton1 - 2Berwick Rgrs.SCD3
2006/2007Sat 04 NovDumbarton2 - 0Berwick Rgrs.SCD3
2006/2007Sat 26 AugBerwick Rgrs.3 - 0DumbartonSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Berwick Rangers have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Borderers have scored 10, a worringly large 13 have been leaked at the other end.

Dumbarton have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Sons have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Berwick Rgrs. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 21 points from 20 matches. Dumbarton are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 30 points from 18 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Berwick Rgrs.640211912

FootyMad's prediction ...

Dumbarton are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Shielfield Park with a well-deserved point. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Berwick Rgrs. 6 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Dumbarton Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.