FootyMAD's Stenhousemuir match preview

Last updated : 15 September 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Dumbarton v Stenhousemuir fixture

Dumbarton are ready to welcome Stenhousemuir to Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Sons are clearly on top, having won 35 and lost only 14 of the 58 games.

The previous match played between the two at Strathclyde Homes Stadium was within the last three years, in March 2004, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 03 AprStenhousemuir1 - 2DumbartonSCD2
2003/2004Tue 23 MarDumbarton4-0StenhousemuirSCD2
2003/2004Sat 06 DecStenhousemuir1 - 1DumbartonSCD2
2003/2004Sat 27 SepDumbarton0 - 1StenhousemuirSCD2
2002/2003Sat 26 AprDumbarton3 - 1StenhousemuirSCD2
2002/2003Sat 25 JanStenhousemuir2 - 1DumbartonSCD2
2002/2003Sat 26 OctDumbarton0 - 0StenhousemuirSCD2

Recent respective form guides

Dumbarton's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The Sons's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Stenhousemuir's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Warriors have hit 4 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Dumbarton see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 7 points from their 6 games played so far, Stenhousemuir are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 13 points from 6 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Strathclyde Homes Stadium for the Sons and the Madmen are unable to see past Stenhousemuir claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Dumbarton Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Stenhousemuir Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.