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.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 08 Nov||Cowdenbeath||4 - 1||Elgin City||SCD3|
|2008/2009||Sat 25 Oct||Cowdenbeath||1 - 2||Elgin City||SFAC|
|2008/2009||Sat 23 Aug||Elgin City||0-2||Cowdenbeath||SCD3|
|2008/2009||Sat 26 Jul||Elgin City||0 - 2||Cowdenbeath||SCC|
|2005/2006||Sat 29 Apr||Cowdenbeath||2 - 1||Elgin City||SCD3|
|2005/2006||Tue 28 Mar||Cowdenbeath||5 - 2||Elgin City||SCD3|
|2005/2006||Sat 25 Feb||Elgin City||0 - 4||Cowdenbeath||SCD3|
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.
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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
|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.