FootyMAD's East Stirlingshire match preview

Last updated : 14 May 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the East Stirlingshire v Elgin City fixture

Elgin City face a trip to East Stirlingshire at Firs Park on Saturday afternoon,

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with East Stirling 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:
2003/2004Sat 17 JanElgin City3 - 0East StirlingSCD3
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

Recent respective form guides

East Stirlingshire could not have a worse home record, losing every single one of the last six matches played! While Shire have scored 5, a worringly large 24 have been leaked at the other end.

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 5 goals, 18 have hit the back of the wrong net.

East Stirling find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 35 games have yielded only 5 points. Elgin City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 25 points from 35 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
East Stirling60062210
Elgin City61144104

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 13 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 13 home matches.
Latest 25 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 25 most recent games.
Elgin City 11 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.