FootyMAD's East Stirlingshire match preview

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History of the East Stirlingshire v Elgin City fixture

Elgin City face a trip to East Stirlingshire at Firs Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to further improve upon a decent past record there. So far, the City have winning 54.55% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 10 DecElgin City1 - 1East StirlingSCD3
2005/2006Sat 24 SepEast Stirling0 - 2Elgin CitySCD3
2004/2005Sat 05 MarElgin City0 - 0East StirlingSCD3
2004/2005Sat 15 JanEast Stirling0 - 3Elgin CitySCD3
2004/2005Sat 06 NovElgin City1 - 3East StirlingSCD3
2004/2005Sat 04 SepEast Stirling0 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2003/2004Sat 15 MayEast Stirling2 - 1Elgin CitySCD3

Recent respective form guides

East Stirlingshire have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While The Shire have scored 6, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.

Elgin City have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the City have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

East Stirling find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 21 games have yielded only 12 points. Elgin City see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 24 points from their 21 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
East Stirling61145174
Elgin City64119513

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the City out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at East Stirling. Away win

Sequence statistics:
East Stirling 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Elgin City 7 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.