FootyMAD's Forfar Athletic match preview

Last updated : 07 March 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Dumbarton v Forfar Athletic fixture

Dumbarton prepare to entertain Forfar Athletic at Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 56 games played, Sons have recorded 21 wins, and Forfar Ath. have come away with 16 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Strathclyde Homes Stadium was earlier this season, with Dumbarton running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Scottish F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 29 DecForfar Ath.3 - 1DumbartonSCD3
2007/2008Tue 06 NovDumbarton3-0Forfar Ath.SFAC
2007/2008Sat 27 OctForfar Ath.1 - 1DumbartonSFAC
2007/2008Sat 06 OctDumbarton0 - 0Forfar Ath.SCD3
2005/2006Sat 18 MarDumbarton0 - 0Forfar Ath.SCD2
2005/2006Sat 21 JanForfar Ath.2 - 3DumbartonSCD2
2005/2006Sat 12 NovDumbarton2 - 0Forfar Ath.SCD2

Recent respective form guides

Dumbarton have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While Sons have scored 9, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Forfar Ath. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Loons have hit 4 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Dumbarton see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 26 points from their 26 games played so far, Forfar Ath. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 27 games have yielded only 23 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Forfar Ath.6222568

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that Sons's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Forfar Ath.. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Dumbarton 10 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Forfar Ath. Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.