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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. Half the previous contests have ended with a drawn game, but unfortunately the other half have ended in a defeat for the City.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in February 2008, when they played out a goalless 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 12 AprElgin City2 - 3StranraerSCD3
2007/2008Wed 27 FebElgin City0 - 5StranraerSCD3
2007/2008Sat 09 FebStranraer0 - 0Elgin CitySCD3
2007/2008Sat 29 SepStranraer3 - 3Elgin CitySCD3
2003/2004Sat 10 AprElgin City0 - 0StranraerSCD3
2003/2004Sat 24 JanStranraer6 - 0Elgin CitySCD3
2003/2004Sat 29 NovElgin City1 - 3StranraerSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Stranraer have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.

The away form of Elgin City is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the City have hit 9 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Stranraer lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, picking up 8 points from their 7 games so far. Elgin City see themselves just below half way in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Three, showing a record of 5 points from their 7 games played so far,

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

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

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

Sequence statistics:
Stranraer 4 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Elgin City Not won in previous 7 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.