FootyMAD's East Stirlingshire match preview

History of the East Stirlingshire v Elgin City fixture

Elgin face a trip to East Stirlingshire at Firs Park on Saturday evening, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. Only 2 defeats have been registered in the 6 games, with 3 ending in victory.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2003, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 09 AugElgin3 - 1East StirlingSCD3
2002/2003Sat 19 AprElgin3 - 0East StirlingSCD3
2002/2003Sat 08 FebEast Stirling2 - 2ElginSCD3
2002/2003Tue 17 DecElgin3 - 1East StirlingSCD3
2002/2003Sat 28 SepEast Stirling1 - 2ElginSCD3
2001/2002Sat 13 AprEast Stirling0 - 3ElginSCD3
2001/2002Tue 05 MarElgin2 - 2East StirlingSCD3

Recent respective form guides

East Stirlingshire's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. While Shire have scored 6, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

Elgin's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the City have hit 10 goals, 20 have hit the back of the wrong net.

East Stirling find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 10 games have yielded only 2 points. Elgin are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 9 points from 11 matches.

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

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Shire, as the City have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
East Stirling Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 26 home matches.
Latest 7 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 28 most recent games.
Elgin Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 6 most recent games.