Airdrie Utd. travel to take on Dumbarton at Strathclyde Homes Stadium on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 16 of the 43 previous games, with the hosts winning just 15.
The last time the two teams met at Dumbarton was back in March 2004, over five years ago, with Airdrie Utd. inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Sons in a Scottish Division Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 26 Jul||Airdrie Utd.||3 - 2||Dumbarton||SCC|
|2003/2004||Sat 27 Mar||Dumbarton||1 - 2||Airdrie Utd.||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Sat 14 Feb||Airdrie Utd.||1 - 1||Dumbarton||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Sun 16 Nov||Dumbarton||2 - 0||Airdrie Utd.||SCD2|
|2003/2004||Sat 30 Aug||Airdrie Utd.||2 - 0||Dumbarton||SCD2|
|2002/2003||Sat 08 Mar||Airdrie Utd.||2 - 1||Dumbarton||SCD2|
|2002/2003||Wed 01 Jan||Dumbarton||2 - 1||Airdrie Utd.||SCD2|
Recent respective form guides
Dumbarton's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Sons have scored 6, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.
Airdrie Utd.'s away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The The Diamonds's have scored 12 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 13.
Dumbarton find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 7 games have yielded only 4 points. Airdrie Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Irn Bru Scottish Division Two, picking up 10 from their 7 games so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Airdrie Utd. are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win
|Dumbarton||4 games since last home draw.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Airdrie Utd.||5 games since last away draw.|
5 games since last defeat.