FootyMAD's Stenhousemuir match preview

Last updated : 06 November 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 64 games played, Sons have recorded 18 wins, and Stenhousemuir have come away with 31 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners 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:
2009/2010Sat 12 SepDumbarton0 - 0StenhousemuirSCD2
2008/2009Sat 04 AprStenhousemuir0 - 2DumbartonSCD3
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

Recent respective form guides

Stenhousemuir have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Warriors have scored 6, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Dumbarton however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The Sons's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 9 against.

Stenhousemuir are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 13 points from 12 matches. Dumbarton lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 15 from their 12 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Sons have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Ochilview Park with an easy victory. 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 3 successive away victories.
7 games since last away draw.
5 games since last defeat.