FM Preview: Elgin City v Queens Park 16 Oct 2010

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History of the Elgin City v Queens Park fixture

Elgin City prepare to entertain Queens Park at Borough Briggs on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 7 of the 14 previous games, with the City winning just 3.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Borough Briggs was less than a year ago, in March 2010, with Queens Park inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the City in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 24 AprQueens Park0 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2009/2010Tue 30 MarElgin City0-1Queens ParkSCD3
2009/2010Sat 31 OctQueens Park0 - 3Elgin CitySCD3
2009/2010Sat 15 AugElgin City0 - 1Queens ParkSCD3
2006/2007Sat 21 AprQueens Park3 - 0Elgin CitySCD3
2006/2007Sat 24 FebElgin City0 - 3Queens ParkSCD3
2006/2007Sat 21 OctQueens Park3 - 0Elgin CitySCD3

Recent respective form guides

Elgin City have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The City's have scored 12 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 13.

The away form of Queens Park is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the The Spiders have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Elgin City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 10 points from their 9 games so far. Queens Park see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 9 points from their 9 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Elgin City63129810
Queens Park6204886

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that City's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Queens Park. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Elgin City 23 games since last home draw.
Queens Park Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 13 outings ago.