FootyMAD's Cowdenbeath match preview

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History of the Elgin City v Cowdenbeath fixture

Elgin City prepare to entertain Cowdenbeath at Borough Briggs on Saturday afternoon, determined to stop the rot against their opponents, having lost out to their rivals on 5 of the previous 7 occassions.

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:
2005/2006Sat 20 AugElgin City0-3CowdenbeathSCD3
2004/2005Sat 19 MarElgin City2 - 0CowdenbeathSCD3
2004/2005Tue 15 MarCowdenbeath1 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2004/2005Sat 13 NovElgin City0 - 4CowdenbeathSCD3
2004/2005Sat 11 SepCowdenbeath3 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2003/2004Sat 03 AprCowdenbeath2 - 0Elgin CitySCD3
2003/2004Tue 16 MarElgin City0 - 0CowdenbeathSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Elgin City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the City in those games, with 7 conceded.

Cowdenbeath have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Blue Brazil have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Elgin City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Three, picking up 36 points from their 25 games so far. Cowdenbeath are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 47 points from 24 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Elgin City may be coming up against a decent side in Cowdenbeath, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the City. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Elgin City 5 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 5 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Cowdenbeath 14 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.