FootyMAD's Montrose match preview

Last updated : 30 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Dumbarton v Montrose fixture

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 31 and lost only 13 of the 56 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Strathclyde Homes Stadium was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 18 OctMontrose1 - 2DumbartonSCD3
2008/2009Sat 02 AugDumbarton1-1MontroseSCD3
2007/2008Sat 12 AprDumbarton0 - 0MontroseSCD3
2007/2008Sat 09 FebMontrose3 - 1DumbartonSCD3
2007/2008Sat 22 DecDumbarton1 - 3MontroseSCD3
2007/2008Sat 29 SepMontrose0 - 1DumbartonSCD3
2006/2007Sat 14 AprDumbarton2 - 1MontroseSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Dumbarton have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Sons, with 6 goals against.

Montrose have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While the Gable Endies have hit 9 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Dumbarton are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 33 points from 19 games. Montrose's total of 31 points from their 21 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Three.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Dumbarton may be coming up against a decent side in Montrose, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Sons. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Dumbarton 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Montrose 10 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 20 outings ago.