FootyMAD's Stranraer match preview

History of the Stranraer v Elgin City fixture

Elgin City face a trip to Stranraer at Stair Park on Saturday evening, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The City lost the only previous game played between the two.

The only previous meeting between Stranraer and Elgin City at was earlier this season, as the Blues edged out their past their rivals by a score of 4 - 3 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:
2003/2004Sat 29 NovElgin City1 - 3StranraerSCD3
2003/2004Sat 20 SepStranraer4 - 3Elgin CitySCD3
2001/2002Sun 02 SepElgin City2 - 3StranraerSLC

Recent respective form guides

Stranraer have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Blues in those games, with 5 conceded.

The away form of Elgin City is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the City have hit 9 goals, 20 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Stranraer are holding the final promotion place in the Bells Scottish Division Three, and have accumulated 38 points from the 18 games they have played so far. Elgin City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 13 points from 19 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Stranraer640212412
Elgin City61058153

FootyMad's prediction ...

City are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Stranraer. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Stranraer Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 18 .
Elgin City Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.