FootyMAD's Elgin City match preview

Last updated : 26 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Elgin City v Dumbarton fixture

Dumbarton face a trip to Elgin City at Borough Briggs on Saturday afternoon, looking to further improve upon a decent past record there. So far, the Sons have beating their opponents 3 times from 5 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 25 NovDumbarton3 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2006/2007Sat 09 SepElgin City0 - 2DumbartonSCD3
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

Recent respective form guides

Elgin City are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 9.

Dumbarton have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Elgin City find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 22 games have yielded only 13 points. Dumbarton lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Three, picking up 33 from their 19 games so far.

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

With Dumbarton only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Borough Briggs will be a good result. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Elgin City 22 games since last home draw.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Dumbarton 6 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.