Elgin City prepare to entertain East Stirlingshire at Borough Briggs on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 10 wins out of 15 previous matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Borough Briggs was earlier this season, with Elgin City annihilating their visitors 6-0 in a Scottish Division Three match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 15 Dec||East Stirling||3 - 1||Elgin City||SCD3|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Sep||Elgin City||6-0||East Stirling||SCD3|
|2006/2007||Sat 14 Apr||Elgin City||2 - 1||East Stirling||SCD3|
|2006/2007||Sat 23 Dec||East Stirling||0 - 2||Elgin City||SCD3|
|2006/2007||Sat 14 Oct||Elgin City||5 - 0||East Stirling||SCD3|
|2006/2007||Sat 05 Aug||East Stirling||2 - 1||Elgin City||SCD3|
|2005/2006||Sat 25 Mar||Elgin City||3 - 0||East Stirling||SCD3|
Recent respective form guides
Elgin City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.
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, 17 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Elgin City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 31 points from their 23 games so far. East Stirling see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 23 points from their 22 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that City's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past East Stirling. Home Win
|Elgin City||5 games since last home draw.|
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|East Stirling||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.