FM Preview: Elgin City v Albion Rovers 26 Mar 2011

Footymad preview History of the Elgin City v Albion Rovers fixture

Elgin City prepare to entertain Albion Rovers at Borough Briggs on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 22 games played, City have recorded 9 wins, and Albion Rovers have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Borough Briggs was earlier this season, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Scottish Division Three match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 29 Jan Albion Rvs. 2 - 0 Elgin City Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Tue 14 Dec Elgin City 2-2 Albion Rvs. Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sat 25 Sep Albion Rvs. 3 - 1 Elgin City Scottish Division Three
2009/2010 Sat 10 Apr Albion Rvs. 1 - 2 Elgin City Scottish Division Three
2009/2010 Sat 06 Feb Elgin City 3 - 1 Albion Rvs. Scottish Division Three
2009/2010 Sat 12 Dec Albion Rvs. 1 - 1 Elgin City Scottish Division Three
2009/2010 Sat 28 Nov Albion Rvs. 1 - 0 Elgin City Scottish F.A. Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Elgin City have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Albion Rovers however, is much more impressive, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. Those games have seen the Wee Rovers pummel 14 goals, and let in 4.

Elgin City see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 38 points from their 28 games played so far,

Albion Rovers are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 49 points from 29 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Elgin City 6 2 0 4 8 14 6
Albion Rovers 6 3 2 1 12 5 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the City at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Wee Rovers come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Elgin City Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Albion Rovers 3 successive away victories.
4 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.

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