FM Preview: Elgin City v East Stirlingshire 09 Oct 2010

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History of the Elgin City v East Stirlingshire fixture

Elgin City prepare to entertain East Stirlingshire at Borough Briggs on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The City are clearly on top, winning 52.38% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Borough Briggs was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 21 AugElgin City0-2East StirlingSCD3
2009/2010Sat 17 AprElgin City0 - 1East StirlingSCD3
2009/2010Wed 10 FebEast Stirling2 - 0Elgin CitySCD3
2009/2010Sat 17 OctElgin City1 - 2East StirlingSCD3
2009/2010Sat 22 AugEast Stirling1 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2008/2009Sat 25 AprElgin City0 - 2East StirlingSCD3
2008/2009Sat 14 FebEast Stirling1 - 0Elgin CitySCD3

Recent respective form guides

Elgin City's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While City have scored 11, a worringly large 15 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of East Stirling is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the The Shire have hit 4 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Elgin City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 7 points from 8 matches. East Stirling see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 8 points from their 8 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Elgin City62137127
East Stirling6123255

FootyMad's prediction ...

Elgin City are in pretty poor form at home recently, and the FootyMad are looking no further than a solitary point from this game. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Elgin City 22 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
East Stirling Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.