FM Preview: Elgin City v Berwick Rangers 22 Mar 2011

Footymad preview History of the Elgin City v Berwick Rangers fixture

Elgin City prepare to entertain Berwick Rangers at Borough Briggs on Tuesday evening, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 4 of the 8 previous games, with the City winning just 2.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Borough Briggs was just last season, in January 2010, where Berwick Rangers annihilated the City 1-5 in a Scottish Division Three match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 05 Mar Berwick Rgrs. 4 - 0 Elgin City Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sat 14 Aug Berwick Rgrs. 6 - 2 Elgin City Scottish Division Three
2009/2010 Sat 20 Mar Berwick Rgrs. 2 - 1 Elgin City Scottish Division Three
2009/2010 Sat 23 Jan Elgin City 1-5 Berwick Rgrs. Scottish Division Three
2009/2010 Sat 05 Dec Berwick Rgrs. 2 - 0 Elgin City Scottish Division Three
2009/2010 Sat 19 Sep Elgin City 3 - 3 Berwick Rgrs. Scottish Division Three
2008/2009 Sat 09 May Elgin City 2 - 0 Berwick Rgrs. Scottish Division Three

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Elgin City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.

Berwick Rangers have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Borderers have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Elgin City see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 38 points from their 27 games played so far,

Berwick Rangers lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 39 from their 27 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Elgin City 6 2 0 4 7 13 6
Berwick Rangers 6 3 1 2 13 10 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from Elgin City at home in recent games, and, though we cannot see a run starting here, we do think the City will at least gain a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Elgin City 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Berwick Rangers Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

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