FootyMAD's Hamilton Academical match preview

Last updated : 16 April 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Hamilton Academical v Dumbarton fixture

Dumbarton face a trip to Hamilton Academical at New Douglas Park on Saturday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Sons will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 33 and win only 12 of the 58 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Hamilton Ac. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Tue 09 MarHamilton Ac.2 - 0DumbartonSCD2
2003/2004Sat 21 FebDumbarton2 - 0Hamilton Ac.SCD2
2003/2004Sat 18 OctDumbarton0 - 3Hamilton Ac.SCD2
2002/2003Sat 19 AprHamilton Ac.2 - 2DumbartonSCD2
2002/2003Sat 08 FebDumbarton3 - 1Hamilton Ac.SCD2
2002/2003Sat 14 DecHamilton Ac.1 - 0DumbartonSCD2
2002/2003Sat 28 SepDumbarton1 - 1Hamilton Ac.SCD2

Recent respective form guides

Hamilton Academical have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Accies in those games, with 6 conceded.

The Sons have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Sons's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.

Hamilton Ac. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 51 points from 31 games. Dumbarton are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 48 points from 31 games.

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

Dumbarton are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Hamilton Ac.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Hamilton Ac. Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Dumbarton 3 successive away victories.
6 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.