FootyMAD's Dumbarton match preview

History of the Dumbarton v Alloa Athletic fixture

Alloa travel to take on Dumbarton at Boghead Park on Saturday 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 28 and win only 10 of the 53 games.

The last time the two teams met at Dumbarton was back in February 1998, over five years ago, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 3 winners in a Scottish Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 09 AugAlloa1 - 2DumbartonSCD2
1997/1998Sat 11 AprAlloa3 - 0DumbartonSCD3
1997/1998Sat 28 FebDumbarton0 - 3AlloaSCD3
1997/1998Sat 08 NovAlloa1 - 2DumbartonSCD3
1997/1998Sat 30 AugDumbarton0 - 1AlloaSCD3
1924/1925Sat 30 DecDumbarton1 - 1AlloaSC2
1924/1925Sat 30 DecAlloa2 - 1DumbartonSC2

Recent respective form guides

Dumbarton 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, 9 to 8.

Alloa have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Wasps's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Dumbarton find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 10 games have yielded only 6 points. Alloa are stuck down in the relegation zone of Bells Scottish Division Two with a return of just 9 points from their 10 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Neither team is setting the world alight, and I think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Sons. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Dumbarton Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 6 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Alloa 9 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.