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History of the Dumbarton v Elgin City fixture

Elgin City face a trip to Dumbarton at Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. Most of the previous meetings have ended up in defeat for the City.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Dumbarton running out comfortable 3 - 1 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:
2006/2007Sat 27 JanElgin City0 - 1DumbartonSCD3
2006/2007Sat 25 NovDumbarton3 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2006/2007Sat 09 SepElgin City0 - 2DumbartonSCD3
2001/2002Sat 30 MarElgin City2 - 0DumbartonSCD3
2001/2002Sat 09 FebDumbarton3 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2001/2002Sat 08 DecElgin City0 - 3DumbartonSCD3
2001/2002Sat 22 SepDumbarton2 - 2Elgin CitySCD3

Recent respective form guides

Dumbarton are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Elgin City is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the City have hit 11 goals, 19 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Dumbarton lie just outside the playoff positions in the Bells Scottish Division Three, picking up 44 points from their 30 games so far. Elgin City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 25 points from 31 matches.

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

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

Elgin City are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Strathclyde Homes Stadium with a well-deserved point. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Dumbarton Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Elgin City Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 20 outings ago.