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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 7 of the 17 previous games, with the City winning just 6.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Borough Briggs was earlier this season, where Albion Rvs. annihilated the City 1-6 in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 20 SepElgin City1-6Albion Rvs.SCD3
2007/2008Sat 22 MarAlbion Rvs.1 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2007/2008Wed 05 MarElgin City1 - 1Albion Rvs.SCD3
2007/2008Sat 01 DecAlbion Rvs.3 - 4Elgin CitySCD3
2007/2008Sat 15 SepElgin City3 - 2Albion Rvs.SCD3
2006/2007Sat 17 MarElgin City3 - 0Albion Rvs.SCD3
2006/2007Sat 20 JanAlbion Rvs.6 - 2Elgin CitySCD3

Recent respective form guides

Elgin City's home form is most definitely relegation standard, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. City have conceded a disappointing 12 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.

Albion Rvs.'s away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Wee Rovers, and 6 goals against.

Elgin City find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 20 games have yielded only 9 points. Albion Rvs. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 29 from their 20 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Elgin City60155131
Albion Rvs.64028512

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the City at home recently, and I can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Wee Rovers come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Elgin City Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 11 most recent games.
Albion Rvs. 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.