FootyMAD's Queens Park match preview

Last updated : 16 February 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Queens Park v Dumbarton fixture

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:
2006/2007Sat 30 DecDumbarton0 - 0Queens ParkSCD3
2006/2007Sat 19 AugQueens Park1 - 0DumbartonSCD3
2001/2002Sat 27 AprDumbarton1 - 1Queens ParkSCD3
2001/2002Tue 19 MarQueens Park0 - 2DumbartonSCD3
2001/2002Sat 23 FebQueens Park0 - 0DumbartonSCD3
2001/2002Sat 18 AugDumbarton2 - 1Queens ParkSCD3
1999/2000Sat 11 MarQueens Park2 - 0DumbartonSCD3

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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

Sequence statistics:
Queens Park Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Dumbarton 7 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.