FM Preview: Dumbarton v Stenhousemuir 28 Feb 2012

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Last updated : 27 February 2012

Footymad preview History of the Dumbarton v Stenhousemuir fixture

Stenhousemuir face a trip to Dumbarton at Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Tuesday evening, 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 was just last season, in January 2011, with Stenhousemuir inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Sons in a Scottish Division Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 11 Feb Stenhousemuir 1 - 2 Dumbarton Scottish Division Two
2011/2012 Sat 15 Oct Stenhousemuir 3 - 1 Dumbarton Scottish Division Two
2010/2011 Tue 29 Mar Stenhousemuir 2 - 2 Dumbarton Scottish Division Two
2010/2011 Sat 15 Jan Dumbarton 0-1 Stenhousemuir Scottish Division Two
2010/2011 Sat 23 Oct Stenhousemuir 4 - 0 Dumbarton Scottish Division Two
2010/2011 Sat 11 Sep Dumbarton 1 - 0 Stenhousemuir Scottish Division Two
2009/2010 Tue 23 Mar Dumbarton 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

Dumbarton are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Sons, with 4 goals against.

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 7 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Dumbarton are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 41 points from 24 games.

Stenhousemuir's total of 34 points from their 24 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Two.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Dumbarton 6 5 1 0 13 6 16
Stenhousemuir 6 2 0 4 8 9 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Sons, as the Warriors have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Dumbarton Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Stenhousemuir 9 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here

Stenhousemuir Match Reports

Scottish Division 1 Sat 22nd April 15:00

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