FootyMAD's Dumbarton match preview

Last updated : 30 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Dumbarton v Stenhousemuir fixture

Stenhousemuir face a trip to Dumbarton at Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Saturday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Warriors will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 34 and win only 14 of the 57 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Stenhousemuir inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Sons in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 06 DecStenhousemuir1 - 1DumbartonSCD2
2003/2004Sat 27 SepDumbarton0 - 1StenhousemuirSCD2
2002/2003Sat 26 AprDumbarton3 - 1StenhousemuirSCD2
2002/2003Sat 25 JanStenhousemuir2 - 1DumbartonSCD2
2002/2003Sat 26 OctDumbarton0 - 0StenhousemuirSCD2
2002/2003Sat 03 AugStenhousemuir2 - 2DumbartonSCD2
1998/1999Sat 24 AprStenhousemuir0 - 2DumbartonSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Dumbarton have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Sons in those games, with 5 conceded.

In complete contrast to Dumbarton, Stenhousemuir are having a torrid time on their travels, losing every single one of the last six matches played! While the Warriors have hit 5 goals, 17 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Dumbarton are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 25 points from 19 matches. Stenhousemuir find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 20 games have yielded only 17 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

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:
Dumbarton Won 5 successive home games.
8 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Stenhousemuir Lost each of the previous 7 away matches.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.