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:|
|2009/2010||Sat 12 Sep||Dumbarton||0 - 0||Stenhousemuir||SCD2|
|2008/2009||Sat 04 Apr||Stenhousemuir||0 - 2||Dumbarton||SCD3|
|2008/2009||Sat 17 Jan||Dumbarton||1 - 0||Stenhousemuir||SCD3|
|2008/2009||Sat 08 Nov||Stenhousemuir||1 - 1||Dumbarton||SCD3|
|2008/2009||Sat 23 Aug||Dumbarton||1 - 2||Stenhousemuir||SCD3|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Mar||Stenhousemuir||1 - 1||Dumbarton||SCD3|
|2007/2008||Tue 18 Mar||Dumbarton||1 - 0||Stenhousemuir||SCD3|
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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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
|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.