FootyMAD's East Stirlingshire match preview

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History of the Elgin City v East Stirlingshire fixture

Elgin City prepare to entertain East Stirlingshire at Borough Briggs on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The City are clearly on top, having won 7 and lost only 2 of the 12 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Borough Briggs was less than a year ago, in March 2006, with Elgin City running out comfortable 3-0 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 05 AugEast Stirling2 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2005/2006Sat 25 MarElgin City3-0East StirlingSCD3
2005/2006Sat 28 JanEast Stirling0 - 2Elgin CitySCD3
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

Recent respective form guides

Elgin City's woeful home form means they have chalked up just a single victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While City have scored 7, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of East Stirling is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the The Shire have hit 4 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Elgin City find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 10 games have yielded only 0 points. East Stirling are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 10 points from 9 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Elgin City60065140
East Stirling62139117

FootyMad's prediction ...

Elgin City are in pretty poor form at home recently, and the FootyMad are looking no further than a solitary point from this game. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Elgin City Been beaten in each of their previous 4 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 10 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 10 most recent games.
East Stirling Not won in previous 11 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.