FM Preview: East Stirlingshire v Elgin City 17 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 16th March 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between East Stirlingshire and Elgin City at 15:00 on 17th March 2012 in the Scottish Division Three.
History of the East Stirlingshire v Elgin City fixture
Elgin City face a trip to East Stirlingshire at Ochilview on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 23 games played, City have recorded 9 wins, and East Stirlingshire have come away with 10 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ochilview was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Scottish Division Three match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 07 Jan||Elgin City||3 - 1||East Stirling||Scottish Division Three|
|2011/2012||Sat 12 Nov||East Stirling||1-1||Elgin City||Scottish Division Three|
|2011/2012||Sat 27 Aug||Elgin City||2 - 0||East Stirling||Scottish Division Three|
|2010/2011||Sat 23 Apr||East Stirling||2 - 1||Elgin City||Scottish Division Three|
|2010/2011||Sat 13 Nov||East Stirling||0 - 2||Elgin City||Scottish Division Three|
|2010/2011||Sat 09 Oct||Elgin City||2 - 0||East Stirling||Scottish Division Three|
|2010/2011||Sat 21 Aug||Elgin City||0 - 2||East Stirling||Scottish Division Three|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
East Stirlingshire are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 14 to 12.
Elgin City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the City have hit 8 goals, 18 have hit the back of the wrong net.
East Stirlingshire find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 28 games have yielded only 20 points.
Elgin City's total of 46 points from their 28 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Three.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
The away form of the City has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to East Stirlingshire. Away win
|East Stirlingshire||Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Elgin City||Undefeated in last 3 away games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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|27 Feb 2012|
|FM Preview: Elgin City v Clyde 28 Feb 2012|
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