FootyMAD's Elgin City match preview

Last updated : 08 September 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Elgin City v Dumbarton fixture

Dumbarton travel to take on Elgin City at Borough Briggs on Saturday afternoon,

The last time the two teams met at Elgin City was just over four years ago, in March 2002, with Elgin City running out comfortable 2 - 0 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:
2001/2002Sat 30 MarElgin City2 - 0DumbartonSCD3
2001/2002Sat 09 FebDumbarton3 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2001/2002Sat 08 DecElgin City0 - 3DumbartonSCD3
2001/2002Sat 22 SepDumbarton2 - 2Elgin CitySCD3
2000/2001Sat 14 AprDumbarton2 - 0Elgin CitySCD3
2000/2001Tue 13 MarElgin City0 - 3DumbartonSCD3
2000/2001Sat 02 DecDumbarton3 - 0Elgin CitySCD3

Recent respective form guides

Elgin City have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the City in those games, with 7 conceded.

The away form of Dumbarton is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Sons have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Elgin City find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 5 games have yielded only 0 points. Dumbarton are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 4 points from 5 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the City, as the Sons have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Elgin City 13 games since last home draw.
Latest 5 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Dumbarton Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 10 away matches.
An overall losing run of 5 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.