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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 31 and win only 11 of the 58 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Scottish Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Tue 25 OctAlloa Ath.1 - 4DumbartonSCD2
2005/2006Sat 13 AugDumbarton1 - 1Alloa Ath.SCD2
2004/2005Sat 02 AprDumbarton3 - 2Alloa Ath.SCD2
2004/2005Sat 29 JanAlloa Ath.4 - 2DumbartonSCD2
2004/2005Tue 30 NovDumbarton0 - 1Alloa Ath.SCD2
2004/2005Sat 18 SepAlloa Ath.3 - 2DumbartonSCD2
2003/2004Sat 15 MayDumbarton3 - 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 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Alloa Ath.'s away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Wasps have hit 9 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Dumbarton are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 24 points from 24 matches. Alloa Ath. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 24 games have yielded only 13 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Dumbarton62048126
Alloa Ath.61142114

FootyMad's prediction ...

An indifferent set of results for Alloa Ath. on the road, and I believe this game is only going to yield a solitary point for the Wasps. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Dumbarton 12 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Alloa Ath. No sequences of note