FM Preview: Stranraer v Elgin City 30 Oct 2010

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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 6 games played, City have recorded 1 wins, and Stranraer have come away with 3 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2010, the The Blues carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 28 AugElgin City1 - 2StranraerSCD3
2009/2010Tue 27 AprElgin City2 - 3StranraerSCD3
2009/2010Sat 03 AprElgin City1 - 2StranraerSCD3
2009/2010Tue 16 MarStranraer2 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2009/2010Sat 03 OctStranraer0 - 2Elgin CitySCD3
2007/2008Sat 12 AprElgin City2 - 3StranraerSCD3
2007/2008Wed 27 FebElgin City0 - 5StranraerSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Stranraer are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 19 goals for the The Blues, with 12 goals against.

Elgin City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the City have hit 6 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Stranraer are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, with their 10 games giving them a return of 19 points. Elgin City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 13 from their 10 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Elgin City6411161113

FootyMad's prediction ...

An indifferent set of results for Elgin City on the road, and I believe this game is only going to yield a solitary point for the City. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Stranraer 10 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Elgin City Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.