FM Preview: Cowdenbeath v Stenhousemuir 17 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 16th March 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Cowdenbeath and Stenhousemuir at 15:00 on 17th March 2012 in the Scottish Division Two.
History of the Cowdenbeath v Stenhousemuir fixture
Stenhousemuir face a trip to Cowdenbeath at Central Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Warriors will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Central Park was earlier this season, with Cowdenbeath running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Scottish Division Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Mon 26 Dec||Stenhousemuir||0 - 2||Cowdenbeath||Scottish Division Two|
|2011/2012||Sat 12 Nov||Cowdenbeath||2-0||Stenhousemuir||Scottish Division Two|
|2011/2012||Sat 27 Aug||Stenhousemuir||3 - 1||Cowdenbeath||Scottish Division Two|
|2011/2012||Sat 30 Jul||Cowdenbeath||2 - 2||Stenhousemuir||Scottish League Cup|
|2009/2010||Sat 03 Apr||Cowdenbeath||1 - 0||Stenhousemuir||Scottish Division Two|
|2009/2010||Sat 13 Feb||Stenhousemuir||0 - 0||Cowdenbeath||Scottish Division Two|
|2009/2010||Tue 15 Dec||Cowdenbeath||2 - 1||Stenhousemuir||Scottish Division Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Cowdenbeath have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. In this time, Blue Brazil have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 4.
Stenhousemuir have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Warriors have hit 5 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Cowdenbeath are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, with their 28 games giving them a return of 59 points.
Stenhousemuir's total of 40 points from their 28 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Two.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Blue Brazil, as the Warriors have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Cowdenbeath||Won 4 successive home games.
7 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
|Stenhousemuir||12 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 14 outings ago.
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