FM Preview: Montrose v Elgin City 16 Feb 2013

Footymad preview History of the Montrose v Elgin City fixture

Elgin City face a trip to Montrose at Links Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The City will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 15 and win only 6 of the 27 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Links Park 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
2012/2013 Sat 27 Oct Montrose 2-2 Elgin City Scottish Division Three
2012/2013 Sat 13 Oct Elgin City 6 - 1 Montrose Scottish Division Three
2011/2012 Sat 28 Apr Elgin City 2 - 1 Montrose Scottish Division Three
2011/2012 Sat 25 Feb Montrose 2 - 3 Elgin City Scottish Division Three
2011/2012 Tue 08 Nov Elgin City 3 - 1 Montrose Scottish Division Three
2011/2012 Sat 13 Aug Montrose 3 - 0 Elgin City Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sat 02 Apr Montrose 1 - 0 Elgin City Scottish Division Three

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Recent respective form guides

Montrose are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Gable Endies's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

The away form of Elgin City is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While the City have hit 4 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Montrose lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 32 points from their 24 games so far.

Elgin City's total of 32 points from their 22 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Three.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Montrose 6 1 3 2 7 9 6
Elgin City 6 1 2 3 8 12 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Elgin City are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Links Park with a well-deserved point. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Montrose Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Elgin City Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.

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