FootyMAD's Dumbarton match preview

Last updated : 01 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Dumbarton v Stenhousemuir fixture

Stenhousemuir face a trip to Dumbarton at Strathclyde Homes Stadium 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 lose 38 and win only 16 of the 65 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, when they played out a goalless draw in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 07 NovStenhousemuir0 - 3DumbartonSCD2
2009/2010Sat 12 SepDumbarton0 - 0StenhousemuirSCD2
2008/2009Sat 04 AprStenhousemuir0 - 2DumbartonSCD3
2008/2009Sat 17 JanDumbarton1 - 0StenhousemuirSCD3
2008/2009Sat 08 NovStenhousemuir1 - 1DumbartonSCD3
2008/2009Sat 23 AugDumbarton1 - 2StenhousemuirSCD3
2007/2008Sat 22 MarStenhousemuir1 - 1DumbartonSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Dumbarton have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Sons have scored 4, a worringly large 7 have been leaked at the other end.

Stenhousemuir have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. The Warriors's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 8 against.

Dumbarton lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 22 points from their 17 games so far. Stenhousemuir see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, showing a record of 20 points from their 17 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Warriors out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Dumbarton. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Dumbarton 4 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Stenhousemuir 7 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.