FM Preview: Dumbarton v Alloa Athletic 18 Jan 2011

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History of the Dumbarton v Alloa Athletic fixture

Alloa Ath. face a trip to Dumbarton at Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Wasps will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 32 and win only 13 of the 61 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2010, with Dumbarton running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
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
2005/2006Tue 21 MarDumbarton0 - 1Alloa Ath.SCD2

Recent respective form guides

Dumbarton's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The Sons's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

Alloa Ath.'s away form is none too clever either, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Wasps have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Dumbarton find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 15 games have yielded only 10 points. Alloa Ath.'s total of 26 points from their 18 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Irn Bru Scottish Division Two.

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

Nothing appears to be going right for the Wasps out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Dumbarton. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Dumbarton Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Alloa Ath. 9 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.