FootyMAD's Cowdenbeath match preview

Last updated : 13 November 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Cowdenbeath v Dumbarton fixture

Dumbarton face a trip to Cowdenbeath at Central 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 less than a year ago, in April 2009, when they played out a goalless draw in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 19 SepDumbarton0 - 3CowdenbeathSCD2
2008/2009Sat 18 AprCowdenbeath0 - 0DumbartonSCD3
2008/2009Sat 21 FebDumbarton1 - 1CowdenbeathSCD3
2008/2009Sat 10 JanCowdenbeath2 - 0DumbartonSCD3
2008/2009Sat 20 SepDumbarton2 - 1CowdenbeathSCD3
2007/2008Tue 07 AugCowdenbeath2 - 0DumbartonSLGC
2004/2005Sat 27 NovCowdenbeath2 - 3DumbartonSFAC

Recent respective form guides

Cowdenbeath have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Blue Brazil in those games, with 4 conceded.

The Sons have had a decent run of form away from home recently, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Sons, and 9 goals against.

Cowdenbeath are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, with their 13 games giving them a return of 24 points. Dumbarton lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 18 from their 13 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

This is a game which sees both teams in reasonable shape, and one which the Madmen are pretty confident will end up as a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Cowdenbeath Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Dumbarton 4 successive away victories.
8 games since last away draw.
6 games since last defeat.