FootyMAD's East Stirlingshire match preview

History of the Elgin City v East Stirlingshire fixture

Elgin City prepare to entertain East Stirlingshire at Borough Briggs on Saturday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having managed to conjure up a win from 5 of the previous 7 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Borough Briggs was earlier this season, with Elgin City running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 01 NovEast Stirling3 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2003/2004Sat 09 AugElgin City3-1East StirlingSCD3
2002/2003Sat 19 AprElgin City3 - 0East StirlingSCD3
2002/2003Sat 08 FebEast Stirling2 - 2Elgin CitySCD3
2002/2003Tue 17 DecElgin City3 - 1East StirlingSCD3
2002/2003Sat 28 SepEast Stirling1 - 2Elgin CitySCD3
2001/2002Sat 13 AprEast Stirling0 - 3Elgin CitySCD3

Recent respective form guides

Elgin City's home form is most definitely relegation standard, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While City have scored 7, a worringly large 17 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of East Stirling is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! Shire have conceded 19 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Elgin City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 10 points from 18 matches. East Stirling find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 18 games have yielded only 5 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Elgin City60067180
East Stirling60067210

FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Borough Briggs for the City and the Madmen are unable to see past East Stirling claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Elgin City Been beaten in each of their previous 4 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 10 home matches.
Latest 6 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 14 most recent games.
East Stirling Lost each of the previous 16 away matches.
Not won in previous 16 away matches.
An overall losing run of 8 games.
No win in the 8 most recent games.