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.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Sep||Stranraer||2 - 0||Dumbarton||SCD3|
|2004/2005||Sat 26 Mar||Dumbarton||1-1||Stranraer||SCD2|
|2004/2005||Sat 19 Mar||Stranraer||2 - 1||Dumbarton||SCD2|
|2004/2005||Sat 13 Nov||Stranraer||1 - 0||Dumbarton||SCD2|
|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|
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.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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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
|Dumbarton||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.|
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Stranraer||Undefeated in last 6 away games.|