FM Preview: Stranraer v Elgin City 24 Sep 2011

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Last updated : 23 September 2011

Footymad preview History of the Stranraer v Elgin City fixture

Elgin City face a trip to Stranraer at Stair Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 8 games played, City have recorded 2 wins, and Stranraer have come away with 4 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2011, with Elgin City inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Blues in a Scottish Division Three match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 19 Mar Stranraer 1-2 Elgin City Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sat 22 Jan Elgin City 2 - 1 Stranraer Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sat 30 Oct Stranraer 2 - 1 Elgin City Scottish Division Three
2010/2011 Sat 28 Aug Elgin City 1 - 2 Stranraer Scottish Division Three
2009/2010 Tue 27 Apr Elgin City 2 - 3 Stranraer Scottish Division Three
2009/2010 Sat 03 Apr Elgin City 1 - 2 Stranraer Scottish Division Three
2009/2010 Tue 16 Mar Stranraer 2 - 1 Elgin City Scottish Division Three

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

Recent respective form guides

Stranraer have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. While Blues have scored 12, a worringly large 15 have been leaked at the other end.

Elgin City have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The City's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

Stranraer are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 12 points from 6 games.

Elgin City's total of 12 points from their 6 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
Stranraer 6 4 0 2 17 9 12
Elgin City 6 3 0 3 7 9 9

For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here

FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Elgin City on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Stranraer. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Stranraer 6 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 10 .
Elgin City 13 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 17 outings ago.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here

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