FM Preview: Dumbarton v Alloa Athletic 27 Nov 2010

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History of the Dumbarton v Alloa Athletic fixture

Alloa Ath. face a trip to 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 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 have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 11 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Alloa Ath. have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Wasps have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Dumbarton find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 13 games have yielded only 10 points. Alloa Ath. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 21 from their 13 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Alloa Ath.631291010

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 7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Alloa Ath. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.