FootyMAD's Stenhousemuir match preview

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History of the Elgin City v Stenhousemuir fixture

Elgin City prepare to entertain Stenhousemuir at Borough Briggs on Tuesday evening, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. Of the two previous meetings, the City have won one and drawn one.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Borough Briggs was less than a year ago, in May 2005, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-2 thriller, 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:
2005/2006Sat 13 AugStenhousemuir3 - 1Elgin CitySCD3
2004/2005Sat 07 MayElgin City4-2StenhousemuirSCD3
2004/2005Mon 27 DecStenhousemuir4 - 0Elgin CitySCD3
2004/2005Sat 23 OctElgin City1 - 1StenhousemuirSCD3
2004/2005Sat 07 AugStenhousemuir0 - 2Elgin CitySCD3

Recent respective form guides

Elgin City have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The City's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Stenhousemuir's away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Warriors's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 9 against.

Elgin City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 7 points from 11 matches. Stenhousemuir are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 22 points from 10 games.

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

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

These are testing times at Borough Briggs for the City and the Madmen are unable to see past Stenhousemuir claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Elgin City Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Stenhousemuir 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.