FM Preview: Dumbarton v Dunfermline Athletic 15 Sep 2012

Last updated : 14 September 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Dumbarton v Dunfermline Athletic fixture

Dunfermline Athletic pack their bags to visit Dumbarton at The Rock on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 18 of the 43 previous games, with the hosts winning just 15.

The previous match played between the two at The Rock was more than three years back, in August 2009, where Dunfermline Athletic annihilated the Pars 0-5 in a Scottish League Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2009/2010 Sat 01 Aug Dumbarton 0-5 Dunfermline A. Scottish League Cup
1995/1996 Sat 20 Apr Dunfermline A. 4 - 1 Dumbarton Scottish Division One
1995/1996 Sat 09 Mar Dumbarton 0 - 3 Dunfermline A. Scottish Division One
1995/1996 Sat 21 Oct Dunfermline A. 3 - 1 Dumbarton Scottish Division One
1995/1996 Sat 02 Sep Dumbarton 0 - 4 Dunfermline A. Scottish Division One
1993/1994 Tue 12 Apr Dumbarton 0 - 2 Dunfermline A. Scottish Division One
1993/1994 Sat 12 Feb Dunfermline A. 3 - 2 Dumbarton Scottish Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Dumbarton are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 8.

Dunfermline Athletic have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 12 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Dumbarton find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 4 games have yielded only 0 points.

Dunfermline Athletic are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 9 points from 4 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Dumbarton 6 1 0 5 5 16 3
Dunfermline Athletic 6 4 0 2 14 6 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Pars 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 17 games since last home draw.
Latest 5 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Dunfermline Athletic 5 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.

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