FootyMAD's Dumbarton match preview

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History of the Alloa Athletic v Dumbarton fixture

Alloa Ath. prepare to entertain Dumbarton at Recreation Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Wasps are clearly on top, winning 50.88% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Recreation Park was earlier this season, as the Wasps squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Tue 30 NovDumbarton0 - 1Alloa Ath.SCD2
2004/2005Sat 18 SepAlloa Ath.3-2DumbartonSCD2
2003/2004Sat 15 MayDumbarton3 - 1Alloa Ath.SCD2
2003/2004Sat 17 JanAlloa Ath.3 - 0DumbartonSCD2
2003/2004Sat 01 NovDumbarton1 - 0Alloa Ath.SCD2
2003/2004Sat 09 AugAlloa Ath.1 - 2DumbartonSCD2
1997/1998Sat 11 AprAlloa Ath.3 - 0DumbartonSCD3

Recent respective form guides

Alloa Athletic have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 16 goals have been scored by the Wasps in those games, with 10 conceded.

Dumbarton have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Sons have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Alloa Ath. see themselves just below half way in the Bells Scottish Division Two, showing a record of 27 points from their 20 games played so far, Dumbarton are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 24 points from 20 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Alloa Ath.660017618
Dumbarton6132796

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Dumbarton is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Wasps in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Alloa Ath. Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 6 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Dumbarton 20 games since last away draw.