FootyMAD's Forfar Athletic match preview

Last updated : 12 December 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 57 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 less than a year ago, in April 2008, when they played out a goalless draw in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 27 SepForfar Ath.2 - 2DumbartonSCD3
2007/2008Sat 26 AprForfar Ath.1 - 1DumbartonSCD3
2007/2008Tue 08 AprDumbarton0-0Forfar Ath.SCD3
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

Recent respective form guides

Dumbarton have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 14 goals have been scored by the Sons in those games, with 8 conceded.

The Loons have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Loons, and 8 goals against.

Dumbarton's total of 24 points from their 14 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Three. Forfar Ath. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 19 from their 14 games so far.

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

This is certainly an intriguing match for the Sons, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Dumbarton Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Forfar Ath. 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.