Dumbarton face a trip to Peterhead at Balmoor Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Sons will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them being consigned to defeat by opponents in 3 of the 5 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, the The Blue Toon carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Scottish Division Two match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 29 Oct||Dumbarton||1 - 0||Peterhead||SCD2|
|2005/2006||Sat 10 Sep||Peterhead||1 - 0||Dumbarton||SCD2|
|2001/2002||Sat 20 Apr||Dumbarton||3 - 0||Peterhead||SCD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 16 Feb||Peterhead||4 - 0||Dumbarton||SCD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 20 Oct||Dumbarton||0 - 3||Peterhead||SCD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 11 Aug||Peterhead||0 - 3||Dumbarton||SCD3|
|2000/2001||Sat 05 May||Dumbarton||2 - 2||Peterhead||SCD3|
Recent respective form guides
Peterhead have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 12 to 11.
The away form of Dumbarton is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Sons have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Peterhead's total of 30 points from their 20 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Bells Scottish Division Two. Dumbarton are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 18 points from 20 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Sons are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Peterhead. Home win
|Peterhead||6 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 13 .
|Dumbarton||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
An overall losing run of 5 games.
No win in the 7 most recent games.