FootyMAD's Stenhousemuir match preview

Last updated : 03 April 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Stenhousemuir v Dumbarton fixture

Dumbarton face a trip to Stenhousemuir at Ochilview Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 63 games played, Sons have recorded 17 wins, and Stenhousemuir have come away with 31 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Scottish Division Three match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 17 JanDumbarton1 - 0StenhousemuirSCD3
2008/2009Sat 08 NovStenhousemuir1 - 1DumbartonSCD3
2008/2009Sat 23 AugDumbarton1 - 2StenhousemuirSCD3
2007/2008Sat 22 MarStenhousemuir1 - 1DumbartonSCD3
2007/2008Tue 18 MarDumbarton1 - 0StenhousemuirSCD3
2007/2008Sat 01 DecStenhousemuir2 - 1DumbartonSCD3
2007/2008Sat 15 SepDumbarton1 - 2StenhousemuirSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Stenhousemuir's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While Warriors have scored 8, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

Dumbarton's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Sons's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Stenhousemuir's total of 46 points from their 30 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Three. Dumbarton are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 48 points from 29 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Sons has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Stenhousemuir. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Stenhousemuir 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 7 .
Dumbarton No sequences of note