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History of the East Stirlingshire v Elgin City fixture

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

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline 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:
2009/2010Sat 17 OctElgin City1 - 2East StirlingSCD3
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

Recent respective form guides

East Stirlingshire have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the The Shire in those games, with 6 conceded.

The City have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the City, and 16 goals against.

East Stirling are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 32 points from 16 games. Elgin City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 15 points from 16 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
East Stirling64027612
Elgin City61144124

FootyMad's prediction ...

Neither team is setting the world alight, and I think this game will result in a narrow home win for the The Shire. Home win

Sequence statistics:
East Stirling 6 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 11 .
Elgin City Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.