FM Preview: Dumbarton v Alloa Athletic 23 Nov 2013

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Last updated : 22 November 2013

Footymad preview History of the Dumbarton v Alloa Athletic fixture

Alloa Athletic pack their bags to visit Dumbarton at Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Wasps will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 33 and win only 14 of the 64 games.

The previous match played between the two at Strathclyde Homes Stadium was within the last three years, in April 2011, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Scottish League 1 match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2013/2014 Sat 14 Sep Alloa Ath. 1 - 2 Dumbarton Scottish Championship
2010/2011 Sat 02 Apr Dumbarton 2-2 Alloa Ath. Scottish League 1
2010/2011 Sat 05 Feb Alloa Ath. 2 - 3 Dumbarton Scottish League 1
2010/2011 Tue 18 Jan Dumbarton 4 - 1 Alloa Ath. Scottish League 1
2010/2011 Sat 18 Sep Alloa Ath. 0 - 0 Dumbarton Scottish League 1
2009/2010 Sat 17 Apr Alloa Ath. 1 - 2 Dumbarton Scottish League 1
2009/2010 Tue 09 Mar Dumbarton 3 - 1 Alloa Ath. Scottish League 1

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Recent respective form guides

Dumbarton's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Sons have scored 8, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

Alloa Athletic's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Wasps's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.

Dumbarton are stuck down in the relegation zone of Scottish Championship with a return of just 17 points from their 13 games thus far.

Alloa Athletic are stuck down in the relegation zone of Scottish Championship with a return of just 20 points from their 13 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Dumbarton 6 2 1 3 8 12 7
Alloa Athletic 6 3 1 2 7 6 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Wasps has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Dumbarton. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Dumbarton Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Alloa Athletic 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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Alloa Athletic Match Reports

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