FM Preview: Alloa Athletic v Dumbarton 05 Feb 2011

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History of the Alloa Athletic v Dumbarton fixture

Alloa Ath. prepare to entertain Dumbarton at Recreation Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 63 games played, Wasps have recorded 31 wins, and Dumbarton have come away with 21 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Recreation Park was earlier this season, when they played out a goalless draw in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Tue 18 JanDumbarton4 - 1Alloa Ath.SCD2
2010/2011Sat 18 SepAlloa Ath.0-0DumbartonSCD2
2009/2010Sat 17 AprAlloa Ath.1 - 2DumbartonSCD2
2009/2010Tue 09 MarDumbarton3 - 1Alloa Ath.SCD2
2009/2010Sat 17 OctAlloa Ath.1 - 3DumbartonSCD2
2009/2010Sat 08 AugDumbarton1 - 3Alloa Ath.SCD2
2005/2006Sat 22 AprAlloa Ath.1 - 0DumbartonSCD2

Recent respective form guides

Alloa Athletic are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 10.

The away form of Dumbarton is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Sons have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Alloa Ath.'s total of 26 points from their 20 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Two. Dumbarton find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 19 games have yielded only 16 points.

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

Alloa Ath. are not exactly setting the world alight at Recreation Park at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Dumbarton in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Alloa Ath. Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Dumbarton 6 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 15 outings ago.