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 11 and lost only 4 of the 18 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Borough Briggs was less than a year ago, in April 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 22 AugEast Stirling1 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2008/2009Sat 25 AprElgin City0-2East StirlingSCD3
2008/2009Sat 14 FebEast Stirling1 - 0Elgin CitySCD3
2008/2009Sat 13 DecElgin City0 - 4East StirlingSCD3
2008/2009Sat 27 SepEast Stirling5 - 2Elgin CitySCD3
2007/2008Sat 05 AprEast Stirling0 - 0Elgin CitySCD3
2007/2008Wed 19 MarElgin City3 - 0East StirlingSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Elgin City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 8.

East Stirling have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the The Shire have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Elgin City see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 8 points from their 9 games played so far, East Stirling are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 17 points from 9 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Elgin City612312155
East Stirling64119513

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Elgin City's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against East Stirling. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Elgin City Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
East Stirling 6 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.