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History of the Elgin City v Albion Rovers fixture

Elgin City prepare to entertain Albion Rovers at Borough Briggs on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 6 of the 13 previous games, with the City winning just 4.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Borough Briggs was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 20 JanAlbion Rvs.6 - 2Elgin CitySCD3
2006/2007Sat 11 NovElgin City0-3Albion Rvs.SCD3
2006/2007Sat 16 SepAlbion Rvs.3 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2006/2007Tue 29 AugAlbion Rvs.5 - 2Elgin CitySCC
2005/2006Sat 18 MarAlbion Rvs.1 - 2Elgin CitySCD3
2005/2006Sat 21 JanElgin City2 - 1Albion Rvs.SCD3
2005/2006Sat 12 NovAlbion Rvs.0 - 2Elgin 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. While City have scored 7, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

Albion Rvs. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Wee Rovers's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Elgin City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 22 points from 29 matches. Albion Rvs. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Three, picking up 39 from their 29 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Elgin City63037109
Albion Rvs.60333133

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 Albion Rvs.. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Elgin City 26 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 17 .
Albion Rvs. Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 6 most recent games.