Dumbarton prepare to entertain Montrose at Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Sons are clearly on top, having won 30 and lost only 12 of the 52 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Strathclyde Homes Stadium was earlier this season, with Dumbarton running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 23 Dec||Montrose||0 - 5||Dumbarton||SCD3|
|2006/2007||Sat 14 Oct||Dumbarton||2-0||Montrose||SCD3|
|2006/2007||Sat 05 Aug||Montrose||1 - 1||Dumbarton||SCD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 02 Mar||Montrose||1 - 1||Dumbarton||SCD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 12 Jan||Dumbarton||0 - 5||Montrose||SCD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 03 Nov||Montrose||1 - 3||Dumbarton||SCD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 25 Aug||Dumbarton||0 - 1||Montrose||SCD3|
Recent respective form guides
Dumbarton have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Montrose have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Gable Endies have hit 9 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Dumbarton lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Three, picking up 53 points from their 33 games so far. Montrose see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 31 points from their 33 games played so far,
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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 Montrose. Home Win
|Dumbarton||4 games since last home draw.|
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Montrose||Last drawn game 5 outings ago.|