FootyMAD's Stenhousemuir match preview

Last updated : 10 November 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Stenhousemuir v Dumbarton fixture

Dumbarton pack their bags to visit Stenhousemuir at Ochilview Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 58 games played, Sons have recorded 17 wins, and Stenhousemuir have come away with 28 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Ochilview Park was within the last three years, in April 2004, with Dumbarton inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Warriors 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:
2006/2007Sat 16 SepDumbarton4 - 0StenhousemuirSCD3
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

Recent respective form guides

Stenhousemuir are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Warriors, with 4 goals against.

Dumbarton have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.

Stenhousemuir lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Three, picking up 22 points from their 13 games so far. Dumbarton are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 23 points from 13 games.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Dumbarton only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Ochilview Park will be a good result. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Stenhousemuir 12 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 15 .
Dumbarton 5 games since last defeat.