FootyMAD's Montrose match preview

History of the Montrose v Elgin City fixture

Elgin City face a trip to Montrose at Links Park Ground on Saturday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The City will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them with only a 14.29% success rate in the fixture.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3 - 3 draw in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 15 NovElgin City2 - 3MontroseSCD3
2003/2004Sat 30 AugMontrose3 - 3Elgin CitySCD3
2002/2003Sat 15 MarElgin City0 - 2MontroseSCD3
2002/2003Sat 25 JanMontrose2 - 0Elgin CitySCD3
2002/2003Sat 02 NovElgin City0 - 0MontroseSCD3
2002/2003Sat 31 AugMontrose1 - 0Elgin CitySCD3
2001/2002Sat 06 AprMontrose1 - 0Elgin CitySCD3

Recent respective form guides

Montrose have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.

The away form of Elgin City is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the City have hit 6 goals, 22 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Montrose see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 26 points from their 22 games played so far, Elgin City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 14 points from 21 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Gable Endies, as the City have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Montrose 5 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Elgin City Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.