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, hoping to redress the balance of power in this fixture. The City have slumped to defeat on 8 of the 10 occasions the teams have met.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Borough Briggs was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 08 NovCowdenbeath4 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2008/2009Sat 25 OctCowdenbeath1 - 2Elgin CitySFAC
2008/2009Sat 23 AugElgin City0-2CowdenbeathSCD3
2008/2009Sat 26 JulElgin City0 - 2CowdenbeathSCC
2005/2006Sat 29 AprCowdenbeath2 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2005/2006Tue 28 MarCowdenbeath5 - 2Elgin CitySCD3
2005/2006Sat 25 FebElgin City0 - 4CowdenbeathSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Elgin City's woeful home form means they have chalked up just a single victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While City have scored 6, a worringly large 13 have been leaked at the other end.

Cowdenbeath's away form is none too clever either, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Blue Brazil, and 5 goals against.

Elgin City find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 17 games have yielded only 8 points. Cowdenbeath are leading the way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, with their 18 games giving them a return of 37 points.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Elgin City60063180
Cowdenbeath650113515

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 Blue Brazil come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Elgin City Been beaten in each of their previous 5 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Latest 8 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
Cowdenbeath 3 successive away victories.
12 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 5 matches.
Last drawn game 11 outings ago.