Dumbarton play host to Elgin City at Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The majority of those games have been won by the Sons.
The last time the two teams met at Dumbarton was just over four years ago, in February 2002, with Dumbarton running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 09 Sep||Elgin City||0 - 2||Dumbarton||SCD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 30 Mar||Elgin City||2 - 0||Dumbarton||SCD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 09 Feb||Dumbarton||3-1||Elgin City||SCD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 08 Dec||Elgin City||0 - 3||Dumbarton||SCD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 22 Sep||Dumbarton||2 - 2||Elgin City||SCD3|
|2000/2001||Sat 14 Apr||Dumbarton||2 - 0||Elgin City||SCD3|
|2000/2001||Tue 13 Mar||Elgin City||0 - 3||Dumbarton||SCD3|
Recent respective form guides
Dumbarton are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Sons, with 5 goals against.
The away form of Elgin City is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the City have hit 5 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Dumbarton's total of 23 points from their 14 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Bells Scottish Division Three. Elgin City find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 15 games have yielded only 7 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Elgin City is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Sons in a close run game. Home Win
|Dumbarton||Won 4 successive home games.|
13 games since last home draw.
|Elgin City||Not won in previous 8 away matches.|
No win in the 2 most recent games.