Dumbarton face a trip to Queens Park at Hampden Park 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 ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, the The Spiders carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Scottish Division Three match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 30 Dec||Dumbarton||0 - 0||Queens Park||SCD3|
|2006/2007||Sat 19 Aug||Queens Park||1 - 0||Dumbarton||SCD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 27 Apr||Dumbarton||1 - 1||Queens Park||SCD3|
|2001/2002||Tue 19 Mar||Queens Park||0 - 2||Dumbarton||SCD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 23 Feb||Queens Park||0 - 0||Dumbarton||SCD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 18 Aug||Dumbarton||2 - 1||Queens Park||SCD3|
|1999/2000||Sat 11 Mar||Queens Park||2 - 0||Dumbarton||SCD3|
Recent respective form guides
Queens Park have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.
Dumbarton have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Sons's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.
Queens Park are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 41 points from 25 games. Dumbarton's total of 39 points from their 21 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Bells Scottish Division Three.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
A creditable return from recent away games for Sons could well see them head back from Hampden Park with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw
|Queens Park||Unbeaten run of 4 matches.|
|Dumbarton||7 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.