FootyMAD's Stranraer match preview

Last updated : 07 December 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Dumbarton v Stranraer fixture

Dumbarton are ready to welcome Stranraer to Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Sons are clearly on top, having won 17 and lost only 6 of the 29 games.

The previous match played between the two at Strathclyde Homes Stadium was within the last three years, in March 2005, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 01 SepStranraer2 - 0DumbartonSCD3
2004/2005Sat 26 MarDumbarton1-1StranraerSCD2
2004/2005Sat 19 MarStranraer2 - 1DumbartonSCD2
2004/2005Sat 13 NovStranraer1 - 0DumbartonSCD2
2004/2005Sat 11 SepDumbarton1 - 3StranraerSCD2
2002/2003Tue 01 AprDumbarton1 - 1StranraerSCD2
2002/2003Sat 01 FebStranraer1 - 2DumbartonSCD2

Recent respective form guides

Dumbarton have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Sons in those games, with 4 conceded.

The away form of Stranraer however, is much more impressive, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. Those games have seen the The Blues pummel 16 goals, and let in 9.

Dumbarton are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 13 points from 13 matches. Stranraer are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 25 points from 14 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Dumbarton are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Dumbarton Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Stranraer Undefeated in last 6 away games.