Dumbarton face a trip to Stranraer at Stair Park on Saturday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 27 games played, Sons have recorded 6 wins, and Stranraer have come away with 13 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in February 2003, with Dumbarton inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the The Blues in a Scottish Division Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sat 11 Sep||Dumbarton||1 - 3||Stranraer||SCD2|
|2002/2003||Tue 01 Apr||Dumbarton||1 - 1||Stranraer||SCD2|
|2002/2003||Sat 01 Feb||Stranraer||1 - 2||Dumbarton||SCD2|
|2002/2003||Sat 23 Nov||Dumbarton||3 - 0||Stranraer||SCD2|
|2002/2003||Sat 21 Sep||Stranraer||1 - 0||Dumbarton||SCD2|
|1996/1997||Sat 26 Apr||Stranraer||1 - 0||Dumbarton||SCD2|
|1996/1997||Thu 26 Dec||Dumbarton||2 - 2||Stranraer||SCD2|
Recent respective form guides
Stranraer are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 11 goals have been scored by the The Blues in those games, with 6 conceded.
Dumbarton's away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Sons, and 12 goals against.
Stranraer are leading the way in the Bells Scottish Division Two, with their 13 games giving them a return of 29 points. Dumbarton see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Two, showing a record of 19 points from their 13 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Stranraer is likely to be a very close encounter, but one that the Madmen sees going the way of the home team. Home win
|Stranraer||Unbeaten in the last 17 home games.|
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Dumbarton||14 games since last away draw.|
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.