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:|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Dec||Forfar Ath.||3 - 1||Dumbarton||SCD3|
|2007/2008||Tue 06 Nov||Dumbarton||3-0||Forfar Ath.||SFAC|
|2007/2008||Sat 27 Oct||Forfar Ath.||1 - 1||Dumbarton||SFAC|
|2007/2008||Sat 06 Oct||Dumbarton||0 - 0||Forfar Ath.||SCD3|
|2005/2006||Sat 18 Mar||Dumbarton||0 - 0||Forfar Ath.||SCD2|
|2005/2006||Sat 21 Jan||Forfar Ath.||2 - 3||Dumbarton||SCD2|
|2005/2006||Sat 12 Nov||Dumbarton||2 - 0||Forfar 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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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
|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.