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History of the Stranraer v Elgin City fixture

Elgin City face a trip to Stranraer at Stair Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. Most of the previous meetings have ended up in defeat for the City.

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.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 29 SepStranraer3 - 3Elgin CitySCD3
2003/2004Sat 10 AprElgin City0 - 0StranraerSCD3
2003/2004Sat 24 JanStranraer6 - 0Elgin CitySCD3
2003/2004Sat 29 NovElgin City1 - 3StranraerSCD3
2003/2004Sat 20 SepStranraer4 - 3Elgin CitySCD3
2001/2002Sun 02 SepElgin City2 - 3StranraerSLGC

Recent respective form guides

Stranraer are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the The Blues in those games, with 8 conceded.

Elgin City have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While the City have hit 10 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Stranraer are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 37 points from 21 games. Elgin City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 30 from their 22 games so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Stranraer63031099
Elgin City640210612

FootyMad's prediction ...

A creditable return from recent away games for City could well see them head back from Stair Park with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Stranraer 9 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Elgin City 8 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.